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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 = Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:40:00 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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 42' South, Longitude: 17° 11' East

The ground speed is currently 431.05 meters/second, 1551.8 kilometres/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 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' 59.7"16.07 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.2"963.85 miWest0° 00' 23.8"0.46 miSouth963.82 mi
24 hours0° 05' 34.8"5.98 miEast0° 09' 22.7"10.76 miSouth12.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' South, Longitude: 18° 01' West

The ground speed is currently 435.64 meters/second, 1568.3 kilometres/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 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' 27.7"16.24 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 27' 39.2"974.25 miWest0° 08' 48.2"10.09 miSouth974.01 mi
24 hours13° 20' 41.3"899.08 miEast3° 10' 02.4"217.76 miSouth919.00 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
Windhoek *Sat 12:40 PM97 km60 miles53 nmSouth S
Swakopmund *Sat 12:40 PM294 km183 miles159 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Sat 12:40 PM309 km192 miles167 nmWest-southwest WSW
GhanziSat 12:40 PM462 km287 miles250 nmEast E
Rundu *Sat 12:40 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Opuwo *Sat 12:40 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNorthwest NW
MaunSat 12:40 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast-northeast ENE
MenongueSat 11:40 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth N
LubangoSat 11:40 AM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MolepololeSat 12:40 PM905 km562 miles488 nmEast-southeast ESE

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