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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° 47' 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"962.75 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 of the movement is currently 428.11 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.7 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' 28.8"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Walvis Bay *Sun 1:30 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sun 1:30 PM1273 km791 miles687 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
PretoriaSun 1:30 PM2421 km1504 miles1307 nmEast-southeast ESE
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