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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
TshaneFri 12:32 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSouthwest SW
GhanziFri 12:32 PM173 km108 miles94 nmNorthwest NW
MaunFri 12:32 PM316 km196 miles171 nmNorth N
MolepololeFri 12:32 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
TsabongFri 12:32 PM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth S
GaboroneFri 12:32 PM374 km232 miles202 nmSoutheast SE
SeroweFri 12:32 PM400 km249 miles216 nmEast E
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
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