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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 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 48' South, Longitude: 8° 07' 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"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"956.26 miwest0° 00' 14.9"0.28 minorth956.27 mi
24 hours0° 06' 51.2"7.29 mieast0° 06' 10.0"7.07 minorth10.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 36° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.52 meters/second, 1567.9 km/hour, 974.2 miles/hour or 846.6 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' 16.7"974.08 miwest0° 09' 52.5"11.31 minorth974.45 mi
24 hours13° 32' 27.5"914.63 mieast4° 14' 35.2"291.63 minorth966.30 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 1:32 PM655 km407 miles354 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Fri 1:32 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast E
Windhoek *Fri 1:32 PM923 km573 miles498 nmEast E
Cape TownFri 1:32 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaFri 12:32 PM1639 km1018 miles885 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 11:32 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmWest-northwest WNW
GaboroneFri 1:32 PM1824 km1133 miles985 nmEast E
JohannesburgFri 1:32 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaFri 1:32 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaseruFri 1:32 PM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmEast-southeast ESE
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