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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 = Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 10:10:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 27° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.72 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.4"7.88 miEast0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miNorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' North, Longitude: 108° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.47 meters/second, 1585.7 km/hour, 985.3 miles/hour or 856.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.42 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 33' 21.4"985.17 miWest0° 07' 58.8"9.14 miSouth985.45 mi
24 hours10° 33' 58.9"715.18 miEast3° 24' 20.6"234.07 miSouth756.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ShoshongSat 12:10 PM70 km43 miles38 nmNorthwest NW
LeralaSat 12:10 PM104 km64 miles56 nmNortheast NE
SeroweSat 12:10 PM121 km75 miles65 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThabazimbiSat 12:10 PM133 km83 miles72 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneSat 12:10 PM177 km110 miles96 nmSouthwest SW
MolepololeSat 12:10 PM189 km117 miles102 nmSouthwest SW
TonotaSat 12:10 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorth N
RustenburgSat 12:10 PM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
PolokwaneSat 12:10 PM253 km157 miles136 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownSat 12:10 PM255 km159 miles138 nmNorth N

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