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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 11:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 9° 53' 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"954.96 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 minorth954.97 mi
24 hours0° 07' 02.5"7.48 mieast0° 05' 15.4"6.03 minorth9.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 9° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.93 meters/second, 1518.9 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 22' 29.3"943.58 miwest0° 04' 31.2"5.18 minorth943.80 mi
24 hours14° 49' 11.4"972.77 mieast2° 24' 56.3"166.12 minorth993.27 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 1:24 PM473 km294 miles255 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Wed 1:24 PM477 km296 miles258 nmEast E
Windhoek *Wed 1:24 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast E
LubangoWed 12:24 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownWed 1:24 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaWed 12:24 PM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneWed 1:24 PM1642 km1020 miles886 nmEast E
JamestownWed 11:24 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmWest-northwest WNW
JohannesburgWed 1:24 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaWed 1:24 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmEast-southeast ESE
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