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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 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 7° 55' 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"953.01 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth953.02 mi
24 hours0° 07' 18.8"7.75 mieast0° 03' 24.6"3.91 minorth8.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 58' South, Longitude: 49° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.97 meters/second, 1555.1 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.1"966.03 miwest0° 07' 35.8"8.71 misouth965.79 mi
24 hours13° 29' 57.9"902.17 mieast2° 37' 51.5"180.91 misouth914.39 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 *Sat 1:30 PM676 km420 miles365 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Sat 1:30 PM682 km424 miles368 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sat 1:30 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast E
Cape TownSat 1:30 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownSat 11:30 AM1642 km1021 miles887 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSat 12:30 PM1694 km1052 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSat 1:30 PM1837 km1142 miles992 nmEast E
JohannesburgSat 1:30 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaseruSat 1:30 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaSat 1:30 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmEast-southeast ESE
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