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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 Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 14° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.51 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"987.37 miwest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 minorth987.40 mi
24 hours0° 02' 31.2"2.77 mieast0° 16' 21.1"18.74 minorth18.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 16' South, Longitude: 7° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 23' 10.4"950.29 miwest0° 05' 58.0"6.84 minorth950.57 mi
24 hours14° 34' 27.8"962.71 mieast2° 56' 42.2"202.50 minorth990.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 12:14 PM355 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueWed 12:14 PM473 km294 miles256 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Wed 1:14 PM528 km328 miles285 nmEast E
Swakopmund *Wed 1:14 PM532 km331 miles287 nmSouth S
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:14 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth S
Windhoek *Wed 1:14 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboWed 12:14 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorth N
GhanziWed 1:14 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaWed 12:14 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNortheast NE
MonguWed 1:14 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast-northeast ENE
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