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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' South, Longitude: 6° 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"973.43 miwest0° 00' 32.0"0.61 minorth973.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.9"4.78 mieast0° 12' 57.8"14.87 minorth15.62 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: 96° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.84 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 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' 17.4"972.56 miwest0° 07' 41.4"8.81 minorth972.31 mi
24 hours11° 09' 39.3"746.68 mieast2° 44' 05.9"188.07 minorth765.18 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 1:44 PM889 km552 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoSat 12:44 PM953 km592 miles515 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 1:44 PM1136 km706 miles614 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownSat 11:44 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSat 12:44 PM1459 km906 miles788 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 1:44 PM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSat 12:44 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSat 12:44 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSat 1:44 PM2062 km1281 miles1114 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSat 11:44 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmNorth N
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