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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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 10:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 27° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.08 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"955.00 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 minorth955.01 mi
24 hours0° 07' 02.9"7.48 mieast0° 05' 14.0"6.00 minorth9.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' South, Longitude: 26° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.71 meters/second, 1518.1 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.72 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 22' 27.3"943.15 miwest0° 04' 21.6"5.00 minorth943.36 mi
24 hours14° 50' 25.0"973.71 mieast2° 21' 23.7"162.07 minorth993.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SeroweWed 12:14 PM78 km48 miles42 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThabazimbiWed 12:14 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth S
FrancistownWed 12:14 PM205 km127 miles111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 12:14 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MolepololeWed 12:14 PM226 km140 miles122 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneWed 12:14 PM261 km162 miles141 nmEast-southeast ESE
RustenburgWed 12:14 PM297 km185 miles161 nmSouth S
PretoriaWed 12:14 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoWed 12:14 PM349 km217 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JohannesburgWed 12:14 PM369 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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