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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° 59' 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"978.86 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.89 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° 31' 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"938.51 miwest0° 00' 35.7"0.68 misouth938.55 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.3"758.27 mieast0° 41' 03.8"47.08 misouth761.42 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 PM160 km99 miles86 nmNorth N
GhanziWed 12:52 PM314 km195 miles169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunWed 12:52 PM368 km229 miles199 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Wed 12:52 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
MonguWed 12:52 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNortheast NE
MenongueWed 11:52 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Swakopmund *Wed 12:52 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Wed 12:52 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSouthwest SW
SeroweWed 12:52 PM777 km483 miles419 nmEast-southeast ESE
TsabongWed 12:52 PM780 km485 miles421 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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