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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 = Tuesday, January 22, 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 Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 22° 55' 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"977.43 miWest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 miNorth977.46 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° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.51 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.7 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"940.33 miWest0° 01' 43.7"1.98 miNorth940.24 mi
24 hours11° 40' 10.4"756.03 miEast0° 15' 07.7"17.35 miNorth755.60 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 PM71 km44 miles38 nmSoutheast SE
GhanziTue 12:40 PM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rundu *Tue 12:40 PM380 km236 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonguTue 12:40 PM477 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
SeroweTue 12:40 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownTue 12:40 PM511 km318 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoTue 12:40 PM597 km371 miles323 nmEast E
MolepololeTue 12:40 PM598 km371 miles323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneTue 12:40 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Tue 12:40 PM691 km429 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW

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