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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 = Sunday, December 1, 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 51' South, Longitude: 17° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.58 meters/second, 1550.1 km/hour, 963.2 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.05 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"962.79 miWest0° 00' 22.8"0.44 miSouth962.77 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.5"6.15 miEast0° 08' 57.6"10.28 miSouth11.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 16' South, Longitude: 4° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.35 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.97 miWest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.9"957.92 miWest0° 06' 49.1"7.82 miSouth957.68 mi
24 hours14° 08' 24.9"938.97 miEast2° 13' 32.7"153.06 miSouth945.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Sun 12:40 PM82 km51 miles44 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Swakopmund *Sun 12:40 PM297 km185 miles161 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Sun 12:40 PM310 km193 miles167 nmWest-southwest WSW
GhanziSun 12:40 PM453 km281 miles244 nmEast E
Rundu *Sun 12:40 PM508 km316 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaunSun 12:40 PM671 km417 miles363 nmEast-northeast ENE
TsabongSun 12:40 PM696 km433 miles376 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueSun 11:40 AM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth N
LubangoSun 11:40 AM866 km538 miles467 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MolepololeSun 12:40 PM890 km553 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE

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