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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 49' South
Longitude: 21° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.67 meters/second, 1590.0 km/hour, 988.0 miles/hour or 858.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.7"987.78 miwest0° 00' 40.6"0.78 minorth987.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 25.9"2.67 mieast0° 16' 24.9"18.82 minorth19.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 45' North
Longitude: 134° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.97 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.4"1002.05 miwest0° 11' 09.0"12.77 misouth1002.27 mi
24 hours11° 11' 24.5"771.44 mieast4° 33' 36.5"313.35 misouth834.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Rundu *Tue 12:46 PM185 km115 miles100 nmWest W
MonguTue 12:46 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MenongueTue 11:46 AM536 km333 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaTue 11:46 AM690 km429 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Tue 12:46 PM699 km434 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
FrancistownTue 12:46 PM731 km454 miles395 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaTue 12:46 PM770 km478 miles416 nmEast-northeast ENE
KabweTue 12:46 PM831 km516 miles449 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboTue 11:46 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
MolepololeTue 12:46 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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