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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 11:14:00 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 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' South, Longitude: 12° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.37 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"955.58 miWest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 miNorth955.59 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.2"7.39 miEast0° 05' 42.4"6.55 miNorth9.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 60' South, Longitude: 26° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.95 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.0"957.06 miWest0° 07' 33.6"8.66 miNorth957.40 mi
24 hours14° 15' 25.7"948.03 miEast3° 29' 34.7"240.14 miNorth985.40 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 *Thu 1:14 PM205 km127 miles111 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Thu 1:14 PM209 km130 miles113 nmEast E
Windhoek *Thu 1:14 PM471 km293 miles254 nmEast E
LubangoThu 12:14 PM889 km552 miles480 nmNorth N
Rundu *Thu 1:14 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNortheast NE
GhanziThu 1:14 PM951 km591 miles514 nmEast E
Cape TownThu 1:14 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneThu 1:14 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:14 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
JohannesburgThu 1:14 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmEast-southeast ESE

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