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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 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 06' South
Longitude: 4° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.40 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.35 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.2"980.43 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 minorth980.46 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.7"3.74 mieast0° 14' 46.4"16.94 minorth17.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 03' North
Longitude: 152° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.69 meters/second, 1518.1 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"943.07 miwest0° 03' 00.7"3.46 misouth943.22 mi
24 hours11° 40' 26.0"758.72 mieast1° 38' 10.6"112.56 misouth770.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:52 AM1166 km725 miles630 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Thu 1:52 PM1340 km833 miles724 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 12:52 PM1457 km906 miles787 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 12:52 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 12:52 PM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 1:52 PM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméThu 11:52 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:52 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 1:52 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgThu 1:52 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmEast-southeast ESE
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