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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 Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 04' South, Longitude: 11° 59' 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"954.45 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth954.47 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° 22' 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' 21.4"937.36 miwest0° 01' 01.0"1.17 minorth937.41 mi
24 hours15° 04' 08.9"982.76 mieast1° 04' 51.4"74.35 minorth988.77 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 PM258 km160 miles139 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Tue 1:14 PM264 km164 miles142 nmEast E
Windhoek *Tue 1:14 PM527 km328 miles285 nmEast E
LubangoTue 12:14 PM915 km569 miles494 nmNorth N
Rundu *Tue 1:14 PM991 km616 miles535 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownTue 1:14 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneTue 1:14 PM1428 km887 miles771 nmEast E
LuandaTue 12:14 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth N
JohannesburgTue 1:14 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaTue 1:14 PM1668 km1037 miles901 nmEast-southeast ESE
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