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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° 47' 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"958.11 miwest0° 00' 17.5"0.33 misouth958.10 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° 30' 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"16.10 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.5"966.14 miwest0° 08' 28.6"9.72 minorth966.50 mi
24 hours13° 25' 54.5"899.60 mieast3° 44' 56.2"257.71 minorth942.44 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 *Fri 1:32 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast E
Windhoek *Fri 1:32 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmEast E
JamestownFri 11:32 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaFri 12:32 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 1:32 PM1836 km1141 miles992 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneFri 1:32 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmEast E
KinshasaFri 12:32 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:32 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaseruFri 1:32 PM2391 km1485 miles1291 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgFri 1:32 PM2392 km1486 miles1292 nmEast-southeast ESE
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