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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' South, Longitude: 17° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.10 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 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"977.45 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 minorth977.48 mi
24 hours0° 03' 50.1"4.17 mieast0° 14' 03.3"16.11 minorth16.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 141° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.5"940.26 miwest0° 01' 41.7"1.94 minorth940.17 mi
24 hours11° 40' 16.0"756.07 mieast0° 14' 16.9"16.38 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
Rundu *Tue 1:02 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Tue 1:02 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
Swakopmund *Tue 1:02 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Tue 1:02 PM481 km299 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziTue 1:02 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueTue 12:02 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth N
MaunTue 1:02 PM631 km392 miles341 nmEast E
LubangoTue 12:02 PM663 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
MonguTue 1:02 PM772 km480 miles417 nmNortheast NE
HuamboTue 12:02 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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