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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
Windhoek *Thu 12:52 PM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
Swakopmund *Thu 12:52 PM673 km418 miles363 nmSouthwest SW
Walvis Bay *Thu 12:52 PM693 km430 miles374 nmSouthwest SW
LubangoThu 11:52 AM812 km505 miles438 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboThu 11:52 AM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MolepololeThu 12:52 PM836 km519 miles451 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 12:52 PM842 km523 miles455 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneThu 12:52 PM884 km549 miles477 nmSoutheast SE
LusakaThu 12:52 PM994 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
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