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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 Friday, November 29, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 32' South
Longitude: 16° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.53 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.6"965.01 miwest0° 00' 25.0"0.48 misouth964.98 mi
24 hours0° 05' 24.7"5.81 mieast0° 09' 47.5"11.23 misouth12.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 19' South
Longitude: 30° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.39 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 40.4"989.48 miwest0° 10' 01.2"11.48 misouth989.31 mi
24 hours12° 30' 34.4"853.99 mieast3° 47' 55.5"261.12 misouth887.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Fri 12:40 PM118 km73 miles64 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Swakopmund *Fri 12:40 PM268 km166 miles144 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Fri 12:40 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
Rundu *Fri 12:40 PM506 km315 miles273 nmNortheast NE
MenongueFri 11:40 AM766 km476 miles414 nmNorth N
LubangoFri 11:40 AM812 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MolepololeFri 12:40 PM947 km588 miles511 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguFri 12:40 PM963 km598 miles520 nmNortheast NE
HuamboFri 11:40 AM976 km607 miles527 nmNorth N
GaboroneFri 12:40 PM994 km617 miles536 nmEast-southeast ESE
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