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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 11:30:00 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 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 10° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 441.52 meters/second, 1589.5 kilometres/hour, 987.7 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"987.39 miWest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 miNorth987.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 31.1"2.76 miEast0° 16' 21.4"18.75 miNorth18.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' South, Longitude: 11° 09' West

The ground speed is currently 424.98 meters/second, 1529.9 kilometres/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 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' 10.7"950.43 miWest0° 06' 00.0"6.88 miNorth950.71 mi
24 hours14° 34' 13.2"962.58 miEast2° 57' 27.1"203.36 miNorth990.92 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 1:30 PM325 km202 miles175 nmEast E
LubangoWed 12:30 PM437 km272 miles236 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Wed 1:30 PM660 km410 miles356 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:30 PM683 km425 miles369 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboWed 12:30 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNortheast NE
MenongueWed 12:30 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 1:30 PM839 km521 miles453 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Wed 1:30 PM952 km592 miles514 nmEast E
LuandaWed 12:30 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 12:30 PM1579 km981 miles852 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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