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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 21' South
Longitude: 17° 12' 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"978.94 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.1"3.96 mieast0° 14' 24.7"16.52 minorth16.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 47' North
Longitude: 152° 49' 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' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.59 miwest0° 00' 36.8"0.70 misouth938.62 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.3"758.33 mieast0° 41' 29.6"47.58 misouth761.53 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 1:02 PM314 km195 miles169 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 1:02 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth S
Swakopmund *Wed 1:02 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:02 PM488 km303 miles264 nmSouthwest SW
MenongueWed 12:02 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth N
LubangoWed 12:02 PM629 km391 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboWed 12:02 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguWed 1:02 PM775 km482 miles419 nmNortheast NE
LuenaWed 12:02 PM886 km550 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 1:02 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmSoutheast SE
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