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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° 30' 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"987.44 miwest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 minorth987.47 mi
24 hours0° 02' 31.2"2.77 mieast0° 16' 21.1"18.75 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° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.93 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' 10.5"950.37 miwest0° 05' 58.1"6.84 minorth950.65 mi
24 hours14° 34' 26.8"962.77 mieast2° 56' 45.3"202.57 minorth990.93 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 PM345 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueWed 12:14 PM493 km307 miles266 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Wed 1:14 PM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth S
Rundu *Wed 1:14 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast E
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:14 PM562 km349 miles303 nmSouth S
HuamboWed 12:14 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Wed 1:14 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GhanziWed 1:14 PM860 km534 miles464 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaWed 12:14 PM891 km554 miles481 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeWed 12:14 PM944 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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