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Day and Night World Map

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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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 42' South
Longitude: 7° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.99 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"957.05 miwest0° 00' 16.0"0.31 minorth957.07 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.9"7.18 mieast0° 06' 37.0"7.59 minorth10.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 13' South
Longitude: 49° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.33 meters/second, 1592.4 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 04.6"989.44 miwest0° 11' 14.7"12.88 minorth989.76 mi
24 hours12° 51' 18.9"880.18 mieast4° 37' 14.7"317.54 minorth939.61 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 *Sat 1:32 PM672 km418 miles363 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Sat 1:32 PM675 km419 miles364 nmEast E
Windhoek *Sat 1:32 PM940 km584 miles507 nmEast E
Cape TownSat 1:32 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownSat 11:32 AM1620 km1006 miles875 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSat 12:32 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneSat 1:32 PM1842 km1145 miles995 nmEast E
JohannesburgSat 1:32 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmEast-southeast ESE
PretoriaSat 1:32 PM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaseruSat 1:32 PM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmEast-southeast ESE
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