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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 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 12° 07' 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 minorth955.04 mi
24 hours0° 07' 02.7"7.48 mieast0° 05' 15.2"6.03 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° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.90 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 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' 29.0"943.58 miwest0° 04' 29.9"5.16 minorth943.80 mi
24 hours14° 49' 20.9"972.96 mieast2° 24' 29.0"165.61 minorth993.35 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 1:14 PM246 km153 miles133 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Wed 1:14 PM250 km156 miles135 nmEast E
Windhoek *Wed 1:14 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
LubangoWed 12:14 PM904 km562 miles488 nmNorth N
Rundu *Wed 1:14 PM976 km606 miles527 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownWed 1:14 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneWed 1:14 PM1418 km881 miles765 nmEast E
LuandaWed 12:14 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmNorth N
JohannesburgWed 1:14 PM1652 km1026 miles892 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaWed 1:14 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmEast-southeast ESE
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