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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 = Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 10:14:00 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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 10:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 27° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.08 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 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"954.93 miWest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 miNorth954.94 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° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.70 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"943.08 miWest0° 04' 21.5"5.00 miNorth943.29 mi
24 hours14° 50' 26.1"973.66 miEast2° 21' 20.3"161.99 miNorth993.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LeralaWed 12:14 PM45 km28 miles24 nmEast-northeast ENE
ShoshongWed 12:14 PM89 km55 miles48 nmWest W
SeroweWed 12:14 PM96 km60 miles52 nmNorthwest NW
TonotaWed 12:14 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth N
ThabazimbiWed 12:14 PM178 km110 miles96 nmSouth S
FrancistownWed 12:14 PM201 km125 miles109 nmNorth N
PolokwaneWed 12:14 PM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneWed 12:14 PM238 km148 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
MolepololeWed 12:14 PM247 km154 miles133 nmSouthwest SW
RustenburgWed 12:14 PM297 km185 miles161 nmSouth S

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