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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 11:22:00 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 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 48' South, Longitude: 10° 37' East

The ground speed is currently 427.67 meters/second, 1539.6 kilometres/hour, 956.7 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"956.25 miWest0° 00' 14.9"0.28 miNorth956.27 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: 39° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 435.46 meters/second, 1567.7 kilometres/hour, 974.1 miles/hour or 846.5 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"16.23 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miNorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.0"973.96 miWest0° 09' 51.8"11.30 miNorth974.34 mi
24 hours13° 32' 45.4"914.87 miEast4° 14' 21.3"291.37 miNorth966.46 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
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:22 PM399 km248 miles215 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Fri 1:22 PM401 km249 miles217 nmEast E
Opuwo *Fri 1:22 PM623 km387 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Fri 1:22 PM664 km412 miles358 nmEast E
LubangoFri 12:22 PM923 km574 miles498 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 1:22 PM1449 km901 miles783 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaFri 12:22 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmNorth N
GaboroneFri 1:22 PM1571 km976 miles848 nmEast E
JohannesburgFri 1:22 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaFri 1:22 PM1812 km1126 miles978 nmEast-southeast ESE

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