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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

UTC time = Wednesday, January 23, 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).

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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 Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 17° 29' 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"978.87 miWest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 miNorth978.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.1"3.96 miEast0° 14' 24.6"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 Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 153° 05' 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"938.52 miWest0° 00' 36.7"0.70 miSouth938.56 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.3"758.28 miEast0° 41' 26.9"47.52 miSouth761.47 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 PM289 km179 miles156 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 1:02 PM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth S
Swakopmund *Wed 1:02 PM480 km298 miles259 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:02 PM505 km314 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziWed 1:02 PM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueWed 12:02 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth N
MaunWed 1:02 PM627 km390 miles339 nmEast E
LubangoWed 12:02 PM648 km402 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboWed 12:02 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguWed 1:02 PM751 km467 miles406 nmNortheast NE

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