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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 Friday, December 6, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 32' South, Longitude: 4° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.9"958.18 miwest0° 00' 17.5"0.33 misouth958.16 mi
24 hours0° 06' 26.7"6.87 mieast0° 06' 47.0"7.78 misouth10.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 6, 2013 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 55° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.98 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.11 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.5"966.22 miwest0° 08' 28.8"9.72 minorth966.58 mi
24 hours13° 25' 52.5"899.63 mieast3° 44' 58.3"257.76 minorth942.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Windhoek *Fri 1:32 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmEast E
JamestownFri 11:32 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaFri 12:32 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 1:32 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneFri 1:32 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmEast E
KinshasaFri 12:32 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:32 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaseruFri 1:32 PM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgFri 1:32 PM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaFri 1:32 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmEast-southeast ESE
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