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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 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 9° 33' 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"0.00 misouth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.4"7.88 mieast0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth7.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 46' North, Longitude: 125° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.74 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 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' 23.1"985.76 miwest0° 08' 02.2"9.21 misouth986.04 mi
24 hours10° 33' 29.4"715.04 mieast3° 25' 35.0"235.49 misouth756.62 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 1:20 PM511 km317 miles276 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Sat 1:20 PM518 km322 miles279 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sat 1:20 PM781 km485 miles422 nmEast E
Cape TownSat 1:20 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSat 12:20 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSat 1:20 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmEast E
JamestownSat 11:20 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmWest-northwest WNW
JohannesburgSat 1:20 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaseruSat 1:20 PM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaSat 1:20 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-southeast ESE
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