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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
MolepololeThu 12:32 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneThu 12:32 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
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
Rundu *Thu 12:32 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PretoriaThu 12:32 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgThu 12:32 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoThu 12:32 PM679 km422 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
PolokwaneThu 12:32 PM697 km433 miles377 nmEast E
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