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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 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' South, Longitude: 12° 14' 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"955.64 miwest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 minorth955.66 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.2"7.39 mieast0° 05' 42.6"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° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.94 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"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 23' 35.0"957.14 miwest0° 07' 33.8"8.67 minorth957.48 mi
24 hours14° 15' 23.8"948.07 mieast3° 29' 37.2"240.21 minorth985.45 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 PM234 km145 miles126 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Thu 1:14 PM237 km147 miles128 nmEast E
Windhoek *Thu 1:14 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
LubangoThu 12:14 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth N
Rundu *Thu 1:14 PM960 km597 miles519 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 1:14 PM1364 km847 miles736 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneThu 1:14 PM1407 km875 miles760 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:14 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmNorth N
JohannesburgThu 1:14 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaThu 1:14 PM1649 km1025 miles891 nmEast-southeast ESE
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