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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 areas 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 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 12° 23' East

The ground speed is currently 427.09 meters/second, 1537.5 kilometres/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"954.96 miWest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 miNorth954.97 mi
24 hours0° 07' 02.7"7.48 miEast0° 05' 15.2"6.02 miNorth9.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 11° 58' East

The ground speed is currently 421.90 meters/second, 1518.8 kilometres/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 29.0"943.51 miWest0° 04' 29.7"5.16 miNorth943.72 mi
24 hours14° 49' 22.2"972.90 miEast2° 24' 25.5"165.53 miNorth993.28 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:14 PM217 km135 miles117 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Wed 1:14 PM222 km138 miles120 nmEast E
Windhoek *Wed 1:14 PM484 km301 miles261 nmEast E
Opuwo *Wed 1:14 PM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoWed 12:14 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth N
Rundu *Wed 1:14 PM952 km592 miles514 nmNortheast NE
GhanziWed 1:14 PM964 km599 miles521 nmEast E
Cape TownWed 1:14 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneWed 1:14 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast E
LuandaWed 12:14 PM1568 km974 miles847 nmNorth N

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