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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

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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° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.47 meters/second, 1571.3 km/hour, 976.4 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"976.11 miwest0° 00' 33.8"0.65 minorth976.14 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° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.76 meters/second, 1525.5 km/hour, 947.9 miles/hour or 823.7 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' 23.3"947.69 miwest0° 03' 54.7"4.49 minorth947.51 mi
24 hours11° 31' 49.7"752.49 mieast1° 08' 54.0"79.00 minorth753.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Mon 12:50 PM212 km132 miles114 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Mon 12:50 PM434 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
MonguMon 12:50 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MenongueMon 11:50 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Swakopmund *Mon 12:50 PM657 km408 miles355 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Mon 12:50 PM674 km419 miles364 nmWest-southwest WSW
MolepololeMon 12:50 PM758 km471 miles409 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownMon 12:50 PM791 km492 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneMon 12:50 PM807 km501 miles435 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoMon 11:50 AM883 km549 miles477 nmNorthwest NW
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