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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 28, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 20° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.22 meters/second, 1534.4 km/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.06 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth953.07 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.9"7.75 mieast0° 03' 23.6"3.89 minorth8.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 37° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.22 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 27' 23.6"966.65 miwest0° 07' 39.6"8.78 misouth966.41 mi
24 hours13° 28' 10.1"900.67 mieast2° 39' 40.7"183.01 misouth913.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TshaneSat 12:40 PM197 km122 miles106 nmEast-southeast ESE
GhanziSat 12:40 PM233 km145 miles126 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 12:40 PM320 km199 miles173 nmWest-northwest WNW
TsabongSat 12:40 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSoutheast SE
MaunSat 12:40 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNortheast NE
MolepololeSat 12:40 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-southeast ESE
Walvis Bay *Sat 12:40 PM577 km358 miles311 nmWest W
Swakopmund *Sat 12:40 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest W
Rundu *Sat 12:40 PM593 km368 miles320 nmNorth N
GaboroneSat 12:40 PM609 km378 miles329 nmEast-southeast ESE
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