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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 22° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.36 meters/second, 1578.1 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.2"980.36 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 minorth980.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.3"3.75 mieast0° 14' 45.3"16.92 minorth17.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' North, Longitude: 169° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.54 meters/second, 1517.5 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.72 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"942.72 miwest0° 02' 54.1"3.33 misouth942.87 mi
24 hours348° 19' 17.7"758.74 miwest1° 35' 34.7"109.58 misouth770.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Thu 12:42 PM294 km183 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonguThu 12:42 PM434 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FrancistownThu 12:42 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Thu 12:42 PM659 km410 miles356 nmSouthwest SW
BulawayoThu 12:42 PM673 km418 miles364 nmEast E
MolepololeThu 12:42 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueThu 11:42 AM691 km429 miles373 nmNorthwest NW
GaboroneThu 12:42 PM721 km448 miles389 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LusakaThu 12:42 PM759 km472 miles410 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruThu 12:42 PM795 km494 miles429 nmEast E
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