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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:52:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 20° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 438.37 meters/second, 1578.1 kilometres/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"980.30 miWest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 miNorth980.33 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.2"3.75 miEast0° 14' 45.5"16.92 miNorth17.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' North, Longitude: 167° 14' East

The ground speed is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 kilometres/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"942.70 miWest0° 02' 55.0"3.34 miSouth942.85 mi
24 hours11° 40' 40.2"758.68 miEast1° 35' 54.5"109.95 miSouth770.32 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Thu 12:52 PM135 km84 miles73 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziThu 12:52 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunThu 12:52 PM369 km229 miles199 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Thu 12:52 PM492 km306 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
MonguThu 12:52 PM537 km334 miles290 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 11:52 AM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Opuwo *Thu 12:52 PM664 km413 miles359 nmWest W
Swakopmund *Thu 12:52 PM696 km433 miles376 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Thu 12:52 PM716 km445 miles386 nmSouthwest SW
LuenaThu 11:52 AM810 km503 miles438 nmNorth N

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