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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

UTC time = Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 11:14:00 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).

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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: 9° 04' 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"16.00 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.6"959.85 miWest0° 00' 19.6"0.38 miSouth959.83 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° 58' 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"939.79 miWest0° 02' 45.3"3.16 miNorth939.93 mi
24 hours14° 42' 11.6"960.89 miEast1° 43' 32.9"118.70 miNorth973.02 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 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast E
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:14 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast E
Windhoek *Wed 1:14 PM825 km513 miles445 nmEast E
LubangoWed 12:14 PM939 km584 miles507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaWed 12:14 PM1554 km965 miles839 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 1:14 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JamestownWed 11:14 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmWest-northwest WNW
GaboroneWed 1:14 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgWed 1:14 PM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaWed 1:14 PM1980 km1231 miles1069 nmEast-southeast ESE

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