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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: 7° 51' 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"956.33 miwest0° 00' 14.9"0.28 minorth956.34 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° 28' 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' 16.8"974.16 miwest0° 09' 52.6"11.32 minorth974.53 mi
24 hours13° 32' 25.5"914.67 mieast4° 14' 36.8"291.68 minorth966.35 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 PM684 km425 miles369 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Fri 1:32 PM686 km427 miles371 nmEast E
Windhoek *Fri 1:32 PM951 km591 miles514 nmEast E
Cape TownFri 1:32 PM1609 km1000 miles869 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownFri 11:32 AM1614 km1003 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaFri 12:32 PM1649 km1025 miles890 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 1:32 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast E
JohannesburgFri 1:32 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaFri 1:32 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaseruFri 1:32 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmEast-southeast ESE
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