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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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 51' South, Longitude: 16° 60' 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"962.85 miwest0° 00' 22.8"0.44 misouth962.83 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° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.35 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 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"957.98 miwest0° 06' 48.9"7.81 misouth957.73 mi
24 hours14° 08' 26.9"939.06 mieast2° 13' 29.6"153.02 misouth945.95 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 PM79 km49 miles43 nmSouth S
Swakopmund *Sun 12:40 PM270 km168 miles146 nmWest-southwest WSW
Walvis Bay *Sun 12:40 PM284 km176 miles153 nmWest-southwest WSW
GhanziSun 12:40 PM481 km299 miles260 nmEast E
Rundu *Sun 12:40 PM524 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE
MaunSun 12:40 PM699 km434 miles377 nmEast-northeast ENE
TsabongSun 12:40 PM718 km446 miles388 nmSoutheast SE
MenongueSun 11:40 AM799 km497 miles432 nmNorth N
LubangoSun 11:40 AM852 km530 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MolepololeSun 12:40 PM917 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
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