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Day and Night World Map

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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 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 54' South
Longitude: 10° 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"955.65 miwest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 minorth955.66 mi
24 hours0° 06' 57.2"7.39 mieast0° 05' 42.7"6.55 minorth9.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 59' South
Longitude: 24° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.98 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 831.9 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' 35.5"957.23 miwest0° 07' 34.7"8.68 minorth957.57 mi
24 hours14° 15' 10.4"947.90 mieast3° 29' 55.7"240.56 minorth985.38 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 1:22 PM439 km273 miles237 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Thu 1:22 PM442 km275 miles239 nmEast E
Windhoek *Thu 1:22 PM707 km439 miles382 nmEast E
LubangoThu 12:22 PM947 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 1:22 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaThu 12:22 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 1:22 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmEast E
JohannesburgThu 1:22 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownThu 11:22 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmWest-northwest WNW
PretoriaThu 1:22 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmEast-southeast ESE
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