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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 06' South
Longitude: 17° 15' 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"980.38 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 minorth980.41 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.1"3.75 mieast0° 14' 45.7"16.92 minorth17.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 06' North
Longitude: 164° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.58 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 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"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.6"942.82 miwest0° 02' 56.0"3.36 misouth942.97 mi
24 hours11° 40' 37.6"758.73 mieast1° 36' 19.4"110.43 misouth770.46 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 1:02 PM296 km184 miles160 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:02 PM384 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
Swakopmund *Thu 1:02 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouthwest SW
MenongueThu 12:02 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNorth N
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:02 PM514 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubangoThu 12:02 PM612 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboThu 12:02 PM719 km447 miles388 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguThu 1:02 PM755 km469 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuenaThu 12:02 PM859 km533 miles464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 1:02 PM1084 km674 miles586 nmSoutheast SE
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