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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

UTC time = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 10:32:00 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).

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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: 23° 00' 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"955.56 miWest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 miNorth955.57 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.4"7.39 miEast0° 05' 41.7"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° 52' 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' 32.3"956.60 miWest0° 07' 28.8"8.57 miNorth956.93 mi
24 hours14° 16' 35.5"948.90 miEast3° 27' 57.1"238.28 miNorth985.79 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 PM170 km106 miles92 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziThu 12:32 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorthwest NW
MolepololeThu 12:32 PM306 km190 miles165 nmSoutheast SE
MaunThu 12:32 PM324 km201 miles175 nmNorth N
TsabongThu 12:32 PM351 km218 miles190 nmSouth S
GaboroneThu 12:32 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSoutheast SE
SeroweThu 12:32 PM385 km239 miles208 nmEast E
FrancistownThu 12:32 PM503 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
RustenburgThu 12:32 PM528 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Thu 12:32 PM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W

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