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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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 19° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.37 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"980.37 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 minorth980.40 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: 166° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 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"942.77 miwest0° 02' 55.1"3.35 misouth942.92 mi
24 hours11° 40' 39.8"758.73 mieast1° 35' 57.0"110.00 misouth770.39 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 12:52 PM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth N
GhanziThu 12:52 PM348 km217 miles188 nmSoutheast SE
MaunThu 12:52 PM397 km247 miles214 nmEast-southeast ESE
Windhoek *Thu 12:52 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
MenongueThu 11:52 AM538 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguThu 12:52 PM556 km345 miles300 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Thu 12:52 PM673 km418 miles363 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Thu 12:52 PM693 km430 miles374 nmSouthwest SW
SeroweThu 12:52 PM810 km503 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaThu 11:52 AM810 km504 miles438 nmNorth N
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