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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 areas 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 11:02:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 437.10 meters/second, 1573.6 kilometres/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 kilometres/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Tue 1:02 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Tue 1:02 PM334 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
Opuwo *Tue 1:02 PM412 km256 miles223 nmWest-northwest WNW
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

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