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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 35' South
Longitude: 17° 08' 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"977.52 miwest0° 00' 34.7"0.66 minorth977.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 50.0"4.17 mieast0° 14' 03.3"16.12 minorth16.65 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 33' North
Longitude: 141° 09' 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"940.32 miwest0° 01' 41.5"1.94 minorth940.24 mi
24 hours11° 40' 16.2"756.13 mieast0° 14' 14.4"16.33 minorth755.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Tue 1:02 PM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth S
Rundu *Tue 1:02 PM333 km207 miles180 nmEast-northeast ENE
Swakopmund *Tue 1:02 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Tue 1:02 PM463 km288 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
MenongueTue 12:02 PM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth N
LubangoTue 12:02 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboTue 12:02 PM767 km477 miles414 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguTue 1:02 PM796 km495 miles430 nmNortheast NE
LuenaTue 12:02 PM912 km567 miles493 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MolepololeTue 1:02 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-southeast ESE
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