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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 11:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 14° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.09 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"955.02 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 minorth955.03 mi
24 hours0° 07' 02.7"7.48 mieast0° 05' 14.9"6.02 minorth9.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 14° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.87 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.5"15.73 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 22' 28.7"943.51 miwest0° 04' 28.6"5.13 minorth943.73 mi
24 hours14° 49' 31.7"973.08 mieast2° 23' 58.2"165.02 minorth993.36 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 *Wed 1:04 PM11 km7 miles6 nmWest-northwest WNW
Swakopmund *Wed 1:04 PM35 km22 miles19 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Wed 1:04 PM260 km162 miles140 nmEast E
Rundu *Wed 1:04 PM777 km483 miles420 nmNortheast NE
LubangoWed 12:04 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth N
MenongueWed 12:04 PM976 km607 miles527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 1:04 PM1166 km724 miles629 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape TownWed 1:04 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RustenburgWed 1:04 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgWed 1:04 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmEast-southeast ESE
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