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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 = Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:36:00 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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 8° 42' 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"973.35 miWest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 miNorth973.38 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: 99° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.88 meters/second, 1565.6 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"972.58 miWest0° 07' 42.1"8.82 miNorth972.33 mi
24 hours11° 09' 35.3"746.63 miEast2° 44' 22.5"188.38 miNorth765.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Sat 1:36 PM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:36 PM672 km417 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSat 12:36 PM778 km483 miles420 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 1:36 PM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaSat 12:36 PM1353 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 11:36 AM1599 km993 miles863 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cape TownSat 1:36 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneSat 1:36 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSat 12:36 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:36 PM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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