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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 11:52:00 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 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 06' South, Longitude: 5° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 438.40 meters/second, 1578.2 kilometres/hour, 980.7 miles/hour or 852.2 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"980.36 miWest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 miNorth980.39 mi
24 hours0° 03' 25.7"3.74 miEast0° 14' 46.4"16.94 miNorth17.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 152° 43' East

The ground speed is currently 421.69 meters/second, 1518.1 kilometres/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 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' 03.0"0.06 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"942.99 miWest0° 03' 00.6"3.45 miSouth943.15 mi
24 hours11° 40' 26.2"758.67 miEast1° 38' 08.2"112.50 miSouth770.75 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
Opuwo *Thu 1:52 PM936 km582 miles505 nmEast E
LubangoThu 12:52 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownThu 11:52 AM1195 km742 miles645 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Thu 1:52 PM1311 km814 miles708 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 12:52 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 12:52 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 12:52 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 1:52 PM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméThu 11:52 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNorth N
LibrevilleThu 12:52 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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