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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, December 28, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 5° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 426.22 meters/second, 1534.4 kilometres/hour, 953.4 miles/hour or 828.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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' 18.7"7.75 miEast0° 03' 24.8"3.92 miNorth8.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 59' South, Longitude: 52° 03' West

The ground speed is currently 431.92 meters/second, 1554.9 kilometres/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.10 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.1"965.92 miWest0° 07' 35.1"8.69 miSouth965.67 mi
24 hours13° 30' 20.0"902.49 miEast2° 37' 29.1"180.48 miSouth914.62 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Walvis Bay *Sat 1:40 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Sat 1:40 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sat 1:40 PM1199 km745 miles648 nmEast E
JamestownSat 11:40 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cape TownSat 1:40 PM1734 km1078 miles936 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSat 12:40 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSat 1:40 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmEast E
MaseruSat 1:40 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgSat 1:40 PM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaSat 1:40 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmEast-southeast ESE

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