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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 = Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:30:00 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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 52' South, Longitude: 4° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 430.56 meters/second, 1550.0 kilometres/hour, 963.1 miles/hour or 836.9 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"16.05 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.7"962.75 miWest0° 00' 22.8"0.44 miSouth962.73 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° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 428.11 meters/second, 1541.2 kilometres/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 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' 25.4"15.96 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miSouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.8"957.38 miWest0° 06' 44.1"7.72 miSouth957.14 mi
24 hours14° 09' 54.3"940.16 miEast2° 11' 15.8"150.45 miSouth946.68 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
Walvis Bay *Sun 1:30 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Sun 1:30 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sun 1:30 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast E
JamestownSun 11:30 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSun 12:30 PM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSun 1:30 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneSun 1:30 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSun 12:30 PM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSun 12:30 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JohannesburgSun 1:30 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmEast-southeast ESE

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