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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 19° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.73 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.6"978.93 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.2"3.96 mieast0° 14' 24.5"16.52 minorth16.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 155° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.70 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.58 miwest0° 00' 35.8"0.69 misouth938.61 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.3"758.32 mieast0° 41' 06.3"47.13 misouth761.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Wed 12:52 PM158 km98 miles86 nmNorth N
GhanziWed 12:52 PM331 km205 miles179 nmSoutheast SE
MaunWed 12:52 PM397 km247 miles214 nmEast E
Windhoek *Wed 12:52 PM447 km278 miles242 nmSouthwest SW
MenongueWed 11:52 AM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguWed 12:52 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Wed 12:52 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Wed 12:52 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
TsabongWed 12:52 PM790 km491 miles426 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SeroweWed 12:52 PM803 km499 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
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