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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 = Friday, December 27, 2013 at 11:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 18' South, Longitude: 5° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.07 meters/second, 1533.8 km/hour, 953.1 miles/hour or 828.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.66 miWest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 miNorth952.66 mi
24 hours0° 07' 21.4"7.79 miEast0° 02' 56.9"3.38 miNorth8.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 36' South, Longitude: 64° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.04 meters/second, 1580.5 km/hour, 982.1 miles/hour or 853.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.37 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.4"981.89 miWest0° 09' 06.9"10.44 miSouth981.67 mi
24 hours12° 37' 20.5"855.30 miEast3° 22' 35.7"232.12 miSouth880.76 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 *Fri 1:40 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast E
Windhoek *Fri 1:40 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmEast E
JamestownFri 11:40 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cape TownFri 1:40 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaFri 12:40 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 1:40 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast E
MaseruFri 1:40 PM2310 km1436 miles1247 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgFri 1:40 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaFri 1:40 PM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 12:40 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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