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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 areas 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 11:44:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 6° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 435.28 meters/second, 1567.0 kilometres/hour, 973.7 miles/hour or 846.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"973.36 miWest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 miNorth973.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.9"4.78 miEast0° 12' 57.8"14.86 miNorth15.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 45' North, Longitude: 97° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 434.84 meters/second, 1565.4 kilometres/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 17.4"972.50 miWest0° 07' 41.4"8.81 miNorth972.25 mi
24 hours11° 09' 38.7"746.63 miEast2° 44' 08.0"188.10 miNorth765.13 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Opuwo *Sat 1:44 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast-northeast ENE
Swakopmund *Sat 1:44 PM855 km531 miles461 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:44 PM862 km536 miles465 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSat 12:44 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 1:44 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownSat 11:44 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSat 12:44 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 1:44 PM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 12:44 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:44 PM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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