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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° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.87 meters/second, 1543.9 km/hour, 959.4 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"958.95 miwest0° 00' 18.5"0.36 misouth958.93 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° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.01 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 52.5"950.50 miwest0° 05' 57.5"6.83 minorth950.78 mi
24 hours14° 08' 34.3"933.67 mieast2° 53' 30.8"198.84 minorth961.40 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 *Thu 1:32 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmEast E
Windhoek *Thu 1:32 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmEast E
JamestownThu 11:32 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaThu 12:32 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 1:32 PM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneThu 1:32 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmEast E
KinshasaThu 12:32 PM2307 km1433 miles1246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:32 PM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JohannesburgThu 1:32 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaseruThu 1:32 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmEast-southeast ESE
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