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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 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 52' South, Longitude: 4° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.56 meters/second, 1550.0 km/hour, 963.1 miles/hour or 836.9 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"962.82 miwest0° 00' 22.8"0.44 misouth962.80 mi
24 hours0° 05' 44.8"6.15 mieast0° 08' 56.7"10.26 misouth11.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 16° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.11 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.7"957.44 miwest0° 06' 44.0"7.72 misouth957.19 mi
24 hours14° 09' 56.2"940.25 mieast2° 11' 12.8"150.40 misouth946.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:30 AM1261 km783 miles681 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Sun 1:30 PM1301 km809 miles703 nmEast E
LuandaSun 12:30 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 1:30 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneSun 1:30 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSun 12:30 PM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSun 12:30 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JohannesburgSun 1:30 PM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaseruSun 1:30 PM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaSun 1:30 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmEast-southeast ESE
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