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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 10:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' South, Longitude: 22° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.36 meters/second, 1538.5 km/hour, 956.0 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.63 miwest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 minorth955.64 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.4"7.39 mieast0° 05' 41.8"6.53 minorth9.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' South, Longitude: 36° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.73 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 23' 32.4"956.68 miwest0° 07' 28.9"8.58 minorth957.01 mi
24 hours14° 16' 33.6"948.95 mieast3° 27' 59.8"238.35 minorth985.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TshaneThu 12:32 PM152 km94 miles82 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziThu 12:32 PM173 km107 miles93 nmNorthwest NW
MaunThu 12:32 PM329 km204 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MolepololeThu 12:32 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
TsabongThu 12:32 PM347 km216 miles188 nmSouth S
GaboroneThu 12:32 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweThu 12:32 PM413 km257 miles223 nmEast E
FrancistownThu 12:32 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-northeast ENE
RustenburgThu 12:32 PM552 km343 miles298 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Thu 12:32 PM579 km360 miles313 nmWest W
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