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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

UTC time = Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:52:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 20° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.02 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.7"981.76 miWest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 miNorth981.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.2"3.53 miEast0° 15' 06.2"17.31 miNorth17.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' North, Longitude: 178° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.79 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.6"952.20 miWest0° 05' 08.6"5.90 miSouth952.45 mi
24 hours348° 26' 54.6"757.83 miWest2° 27' 13.9"168.75 miSouth781.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Fri 12:52 PM110 km68 miles59 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziFri 12:52 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunFri 12:52 PM371 km231 miles201 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguFri 12:52 PM512 km318 miles277 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Fri 12:52 PM515 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
MenongueFri 11:52 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Walvis Bay *Fri 12:52 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
LuenaFri 11:52 AM783 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
SeroweFri 12:52 PM792 km492 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownFri 12:52 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast-southeast ESE

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