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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 = Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:50:00 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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' South, Longitude: 20° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 436.47 meters/second, 1571.3 kilometres/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.4 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"16.27 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.7"976.04 miWest0° 00' 33.8"0.65 miNorth976.07 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.1"4.38 miEast0° 13' 41.4"15.70 miNorth16.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' North, Longitude: 132° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 423.77 meters/second, 1525.6 kilometres/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 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' 31.3"15.80 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miNorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"947.63 miWest0° 03' 54.9"4.49 miNorth947.45 mi
24 hours11° 31' 49.3"752.44 miEast1° 08' 56.4"79.04 miNorth753.89 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
Rundu *Mon 12:50 PM218 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziMon 12:50 PM250 km155 miles135 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunMon 12:50 PM323 km201 miles174 nmEast E
Windhoek *Mon 12:50 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouthwest SW
MonguMon 12:50 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MenongueMon 11:50 AM635 km394 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Swakopmund *Mon 12:50 PM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Mon 12:50 PM699 km434 miles377 nmWest-southwest WSW
Opuwo *Mon 12:50 PM712 km442 miles384 nmWest-northwest WNW
MolepololeMon 12:50 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSoutheast SE

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