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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' South, Longitude: 6° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.69 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.21 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.3"972.10 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 minorth972.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.2"4.98 mieast0° 12' 35.0"14.43 minorth15.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 21' North, Longitude: 85° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.96 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"986.31 miwest0° 09' 15.7"10.61 minorth986.10 mi
24 hours11° 01' 44.4"748.09 mieast3° 24' 45.3"234.61 minorth779.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:44 PM888 km552 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoFri 12:44 PM974 km605 miles526 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Fri 1:44 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownFri 11:44 AM1370 km852 miles740 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaFri 12:44 PM1483 km921 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 1:44 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaFri 12:44 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:44 PM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 1:44 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméFri 11:44 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNorth N
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