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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: 12° 10' 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"951.73 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth951.73 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° 08' 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"996.65 miwest0° 09' 04.9"10.40 misouth996.89 mi
24 hours10° 27' 31.5"715.78 mieast3° 47' 09.4"260.16 misouth764.35 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 PM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
Swakopmund *Sun 1:10 PM256 km159 miles138 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 1:10 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
LubangoSun 12:10 PM953 km592 miles514 nmNorth N
GhanziSun 1:10 PM994 km617 miles537 nmEast E
Rundu *Sun 1:10 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 1:10 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneSun 1:10 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmEast E
LuandaSun 12:10 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorth N
JohannesburgSun 1:10 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmEast-southeast ESE
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