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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 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 48' South, Longitude: 10° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.67 meters/second, 1539.6 km/hour, 956.7 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"956.32 miwest0° 00' 14.9"0.28 minorth956.34 mi
24 hours0° 06' 51.4"7.29 mieast0° 06' 09.8"7.07 minorth10.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 38° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.47 meters/second, 1567.7 km/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.24 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.0"974.04 miwest0° 09' 51.8"11.30 minorth974.42 mi
24 hours13° 32' 43.4"914.91 mieast4° 14' 22.9"291.42 minorth966.51 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 *Fri 1:22 PM427 km265 miles231 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Fri 1:22 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast E
Windhoek *Fri 1:22 PM695 km432 miles375 nmEast E
LubangoFri 12:22 PM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 1:22 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaFri 12:22 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 1:22 PM1599 km994 miles864 nmEast E
JohannesburgFri 1:22 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaFri 1:22 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownFri 11:22 AM1849 km1149 miles999 nmWest-northwest WNW
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