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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° 24' 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"952.99 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth953.00 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° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.22 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.9 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 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 23.8"966.60 miwest0° 07' 39.7"8.78 misouth966.35 mi
24 hours13° 28' 07.6"900.57 mieast2° 39' 43.3"183.04 misouth913.22 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 PM172 km107 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
GhanziSat 12:40 PM215 km133 miles116 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sat 12:40 PM347 km216 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
TsabongSat 12:40 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaunSat 12:40 PM477 km296 miles258 nmNortheast NE
MolepololeSat 12:40 PM536 km333 miles289 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneSat 12:40 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rundu *Sat 12:40 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth N
Walvis Bay *Sat 12:40 PM605 km376 miles327 nmWest W
Swakopmund *Sat 12:40 PM606 km377 miles327 nmWest W
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