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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 21' South
Longitude: 14° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 meters/second, 1575.9 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"978.95 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.0"3.96 mieast0° 14' 24.8"16.53 minorth16.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 47' North
Longitude: 150° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.71 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.9 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' 42.6"938.60 miwest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 misouth938.63 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.4"758.34 mieast0° 41' 52.7"48.02 misouth761.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Wed 1:12 PM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:12 PM401 km249 miles216 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Wed 1:12 PM436 km271 miles235 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoWed 12:12 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Wed 1:12 PM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboWed 12:12 PM735 km457 miles397 nmNorth N
LuandaWed 12:12 PM1173 km729 miles633 nmNorth N
GaboroneWed 1:12 PM1298 km806 miles701 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaWed 1:12 PM1507 km936 miles813 nmEast-northeast ENE
PretoriaWed 1:12 PM1557 km967 miles841 nmEast-southeast ESE
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