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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 = Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:14:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 04' South, Longitude: 12° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.84 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.91 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.1"954.39 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth954.40 mi
24 hours0° 07' 07.4"7.56 miEast0° 04' 47.6"5.50 miNorth9.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' South, Longitude: 3° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.14 meters/second, 1508.9 km/hour, 937.6 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.6"937.29 miWest0° 01' 00.9"1.16 miNorth937.34 mi
24 hours15° 04' 09.1"982.69 miEast1° 04' 47.5"74.27 miNorth988.69 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 *Tue 1:14 PM229 km142 miles124 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Tue 1:14 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast E
Windhoek *Tue 1:14 PM499 km310 miles269 nmEast E
LubangoTue 12:14 PM911 km566 miles492 nmNorth N
Rundu *Tue 1:14 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNortheast NE
GhanziTue 1:14 PM977 km607 miles528 nmEast E
Cape TownTue 1:14 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneTue 1:14 PM1400 km870 miles756 nmEast E
LuandaTue 12:14 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmNorth N
JohannesburgTue 1:14 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmEast-southeast ESE

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