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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 = Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 10:40:00 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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' South, Longitude: 22° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.86 meters/second, 1569.1 km/hour, 975.0 miles/hour or 847.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.25 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.1"974.65 miWest0° 00' 32.9"0.63 miNorth974.68 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.8"4.58 miEast0° 13' 19.2"15.27 miNorth15.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' North, Longitude: 123° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.96 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"15.99 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.11 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.1"959.30 miWest0° 05' 57.4"6.83 miNorth959.06 mi
24 hours11° 20' 23.0"748.66 miEast2° 00' 03.0"137.61 miNorth757.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunSun 12:40 PM68 km42 miles37 nmEast E
GhanziSun 12:40 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rundu *Sun 12:40 PM394 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
SeroweSun 12:40 PM484 km301 miles262 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownSun 12:40 PM510 km317 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguSun 12:40 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth N
MolepololeSun 12:40 PM561 km348 miles303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneSun 12:40 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoSun 12:40 PM608 km378 miles328 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sun 12:40 PM654 km407 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW

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