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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 Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 17' South, Longitude: 8° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.27 meters/second, 1545.4 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.6"959.91 miwest0° 00' 19.6"0.38 misouth959.89 mi
24 hours0° 06' 11.1"6.60 mieast0° 07' 39.9"8.79 misouth10.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' South, Longitude: 30° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.24 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 22' 48.5"939.86 miwest0° 02' 45.4"3.16 minorth940.00 mi
24 hours14° 42' 10.4"960.94 mieast1° 43' 36.6"118.77 minorth973.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Swakopmund *Wed 1:14 PM592 km368 miles319 nmEast E
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:14 PM592 km368 miles320 nmEast E
Windhoek *Wed 1:14 PM856 km532 miles462 nmEast E
LubangoWed 12:14 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 12:14 PM1562 km971 miles844 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 1:14 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownWed 11:14 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmWest-northwest WNW
GaboroneWed 1:14 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgWed 1:14 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaWed 1:14 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmEast-southeast ESE
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