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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:14:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 441.51 meters/second, 1589.5 kilometres/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 424.92 meters/second, 1529.7 kilometres/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Opuwo *Wed 1:14 PM101 km63 miles55 nmWest-southwest WSW
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

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