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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 = Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:50:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 2° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.23 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' 18.7"7.75 miEast0° 03' 25.0"3.92 miNorth8.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 11:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 00' South, Longitude: 54° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.87 meters/second, 1554.7 km/hour, 966.1 miles/hour or 839.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 17.2"965.81 miWest0° 07' 34.2"8.68 miSouth965.56 mi
24 hours13° 30' 42.0"902.81 miEast2° 37' 06.6"180.05 miSouth914.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 11:50 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Sat 1:50 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmEast E
Cape TownSat 1:50 PM1920 km1193 miles1036 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSat 12:50 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneSat 1:50 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmEast E
KinshasaSat 12:50 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 12:50 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
MaseruSat 1:50 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgSat 1:50 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaSat 1:50 PM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmEast-southeast ESE

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