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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 10:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 48' South, Longitude: 22° 50' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"956.30 miwest0° 00' 14.8"0.28 minorth956.31 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: 50° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.21 meters/second, 1566.8 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 846.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 25' 12.4"973.46 miwest0° 09' 48.0"11.23 minorth973.83 mi
24 hours13° 34' 13.4"916.11 mieast4° 13' 12.3"290.07 minorth967.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MolepololeFri 12:32 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
GaboroneFri 12:32 PM374 km232 miles202 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownFri 12:32 PM515 km320 miles278 nmEast-northeast ENE
RustenburgFri 12:32 PM548 km340 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
Windhoek *Fri 12:32 PM590 km367 miles319 nmWest W
Rundu *Fri 12:32 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PretoriaFri 12:32 PM633 km394 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgFri 12:32 PM648 km403 miles350 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoFri 12:32 PM663 km412 miles358 nmEast-northeast ENE
PolokwaneFri 12:32 PM688 km427 miles371 nmEast-southeast ESE
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