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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

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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: 19° 49' 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"981.83 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 minorth981.86 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° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.79 meters/second, 1532.9 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"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.6"952.27 miwest0° 05' 08.7"5.90 misouth952.53 mi
24 hours348° 26' 55.0"757.88 miwest2° 27' 16.1"168.80 misouth781.50 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 PM105 km65 miles56 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Fri 12:52 PM498 km310 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
MenongueFri 11:52 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguFri 12:52 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNortheast NE
Walvis Bay *Fri 12:52 PM715 km444 miles386 nmSouthwest SW
LuenaFri 11:52 AM783 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
LubangoFri 11:52 AM802 km499 miles433 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboFri 11:52 AM802 km499 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancistownFri 12:52 PM845 km525 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
MolepololeFri 12:52 PM851 km529 miles460 nmSoutheast SE
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