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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 Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 12° 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' 07.1"0.14 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 47' North, Longitude: 122° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.70 meters/second, 1586.5 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.43 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 33' 22.8"985.67 miwest0° 08' 01.8"9.20 misouth985.95 mi
24 hours10° 33' 33.5"715.06 mieast3° 25' 24.3"235.29 misouth756.58 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 *Sat 1:10 PM258 km160 miles139 nmEast-northeast ENE
Swakopmund *Sat 1:10 PM268 km167 miles145 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sat 1:10 PM527 km328 miles285 nmEast E
LubangoSat 12:10 PM955 km593 miles516 nmNorth N
GhanziSat 1:10 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast E
Rundu *Sat 1:10 PM1010 km628 miles545 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSat 1:10 PM1318 km819 miles712 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneSat 1:10 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmEast E
LuandaSat 12:10 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmNorth N
JohannesburgSat 1:10 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmEast-southeast ESE
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