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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 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' South, Longitude: 10° 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' 42.7"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 Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 24° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.97 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.3 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' 35.4"957.15 miwest0° 07' 34.5"8.68 minorth957.49 mi
24 hours14° 15' 12.3"947.86 mieast3° 29' 53.2"240.49 minorth985.32 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 PM410 km255 miles221 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Thu 1:22 PM413 km257 miles223 nmEast E
Windhoek *Thu 1:22 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast E
LubangoThu 12:22 PM937 km582 miles506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 1:22 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneThu 1:22 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:22 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth N
JohannesburgThu 1:22 PM1813 km1127 miles979 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaThu 1:22 PM1821 km1131 miles983 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaseruThu 1:22 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmEast-southeast ESE
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