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Day and Night World Map

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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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 49' South
Longitude: 25° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.7"976.09 miwest0° 00' 33.8"0.65 minorth976.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.2"4.38 mieast0° 13' 41.1"15.69 minorth16.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 23' North
Longitude: 137° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.82 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"947.83 miwest0° 03' 56.5"4.52 minorth947.65 mi
24 hours11° 31' 41.1"752.44 mieast1° 09' 38.0"79.84 minorth753.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownMon 12:30 PM296 km184 miles160 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoMon 12:30 PM370 km230 miles200 nmEast E
MolepololeMon 12:30 PM511 km317 miles276 nmSouth S
GaboroneMon 12:30 PM543 km338 miles293 nmSouth S
LusakaMon 12:30 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Mon 12:30 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareMon 12:30 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast-northeast ENE
RustenburgMon 12:30 PM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PretoriaMon 12:30 PM731 km454 miles395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JohannesburgMon 12:30 PM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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