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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 Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 11° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.66 meters/second, 1532.4 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 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.80 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth951.80 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 mieast0° 00' 35.3"0.68 minorth7.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 22' North, Longitude: 112° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.59 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.61 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 47.4"996.72 miwest0° 09' 04.9"10.40 misouth996.97 mi
24 hours10° 27' 31.4"715.83 mieast3° 47' 10.2"260.19 misouth764.41 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 *Sun 1:10 PM273 km170 miles148 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Sun 1:10 PM283 km176 miles153 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 1:10 PM543 km337 miles293 nmEast E
LubangoSun 12:10 PM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth N
GhanziSun 1:10 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmEast E
Rundu *Sun 1:10 PM1023 km636 miles552 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 1:10 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneSun 1:10 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmEast E
LuandaSun 12:10 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorth N
JohannesburgSun 1:10 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-southeast ESE
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