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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 38' 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"972.03 miWest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 miNorth972.06 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.2"4.98 miEast0° 12' 35.0"14.43 miNorth15.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' North, Longitude: 86° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.97 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"986.25 miWest0° 09' 15.7"10.61 miNorth986.04 mi
24 hours11° 01' 44.2"748.04 miEast3° 24' 47.0"234.62 miNorth779.28 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 PM861 km535 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoFri 12:44 PM951 km591 miles514 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Fri 1:44 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownFri 11:44 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaFri 12:44 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 1:44 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaFri 12:44 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:44 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 1:44 PM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgFri 1:44 PM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmEast-southeast ESE

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