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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 Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 25' South, Longitude: 4° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.87 meters/second, 1543.9 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.4"959.02 miwest0° 00' 18.5"0.36 misouth959.00 mi
24 hours0° 06' 19.2"6.74 mieast0° 07' 13.5"8.29 misouth10.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 41° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.01 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 52.6"950.58 miwest0° 05' 57.7"6.83 minorth950.86 mi
24 hours14° 08' 32.4"933.71 mieast2° 53' 33.5"198.91 minorth961.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 11:32 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Thu 1:32 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:32 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 1:32 PM1873 km1164 miles1012 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneThu 1:32 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmEast E
KinshasaThu 12:32 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:32 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaseruThu 1:32 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgThu 1:32 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaThu 1:32 PM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmEast-southeast ESE
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