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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 8° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.28 meters/second, 1567.0 km/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.23 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.6"973.42 miwest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 minorth973.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.0"4.78 mieast0° 12' 57.7"14.86 minorth15.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' North, Longitude: 98° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.87 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 17.5"972.63 miwest0° 07' 41.9"8.82 minorth972.39 mi
24 hours11° 09' 35.9"746.68 mieast2° 44' 20.5"188.35 minorth765.24 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 *Sat 1:36 PM698 km434 miles377 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSat 12:36 PM797 km496 miles431 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 1:36 PM936 km581 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 12:36 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 11:36 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cape TownSat 1:36 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneSat 1:36 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSat 12:36 PM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:36 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JohannesburgSat 1:36 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmEast-southeast ESE
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