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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, January 3, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 10:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 48' South, Longitude: 23° 07' East

The ground speed is currently 427.66 meters/second, 1539.6 kilometres/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"956.23 miWest0° 00' 14.8"0.28 miNorth956.24 mi
24 hours0° 06' 51.5"7.29 miEast0° 06' 08.9"7.05 miNorth10.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 37' South, Longitude: 51° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 435.20 meters/second, 1566.7 kilometres/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 846.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.22 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.2"973.38 miWest0° 09' 47.9"11.23 miNorth973.75 mi
24 hours13° 34' 15.4"916.07 miEast4° 13' 10.8"290.02 miNorth967.27 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TshaneFri 12:32 PM186 km115 miles100 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziFri 12:32 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
MolepololeFri 12:32 PM302 km188 miles163 nmSoutheast SE
MaunFri 12:32 PM312 km194 miles168 nmNorth N
KanyeFri 12:32 PM331 km206 miles179 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneFri 12:32 PM351 km218 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
TsabongFri 12:32 PM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SeroweFri 12:32 PM372 km231 miles201 nmEast E
LobatseFri 12:32 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownFri 12:32 PM488 km303 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE

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