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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 11:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 48' South, Longitude: 5° 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"956.33 miwest0° 00' 14.9"0.28 minorth956.35 mi
24 hours0° 06' 51.2"7.29 mieast0° 06' 10.2"7.08 minorth10.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 26' South, Longitude: 34° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.57 meters/second, 1568.1 km/hour, 974.4 miles/hour or 846.7 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' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.6"974.28 miwest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 minorth974.65 mi
24 hours13° 32' 07.4"914.42 mieast4° 14' 50.5"291.94 minorth966.18 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 1:42 PM940 km584 miles507 nmEast E
Windhoek *Fri 1:42 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmEast E
JamestownFri 11:42 AM1388 km863 miles750 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaFri 12:42 PM1760 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownFri 1:42 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmSoutheast SE
GaboroneFri 1:42 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmEast E
KinshasaFri 12:42 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleFri 12:42 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaseruFri 1:42 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmEast-southeast ESE
JohannesburgFri 1:42 PM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmEast-southeast ESE
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