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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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 22° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.09 meters/second, 1573.5 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.30 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.2"977.50 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 minorth977.53 mi
24 hours0° 03' 50.2"4.17 mieast0° 14' 03.1"16.11 minorth16.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 146° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.51 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.7"940.39 miwest0° 01' 43.7"1.98 minorth940.31 mi
24 hours11° 40' 10.6"756.08 mieast0° 15' 05.1"17.30 minorth755.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunTue 12:40 PM95 km59 miles51 nmEast-southeast ESE
GhanziTue 12:40 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rundu *Tue 12:40 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonguTue 12:40 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
SeroweTue 12:40 PM525 km326 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownTue 12:40 PM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-southeast ESE
MolepololeTue 12:40 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoTue 12:40 PM626 km389 miles338 nmEast E
GaboroneTue 12:40 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Tue 12:40 PM663 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
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