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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.52 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 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"987.46 miwest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 minorth987.49 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° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.99 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 10.7"950.51 miwest0° 06' 00.1"6.88 minorth950.79 mi
24 hours14° 34' 12.1"962.64 mieast2° 57' 30.2"203.43 minorth991.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoWed 12:30 PM458 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Wed 1:30 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Wed 1:30 PM701 km435 miles378 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboWed 12:30 PM796 km495 miles430 nmNortheast NE
MenongueWed 12:30 PM848 km527 miles458 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Wed 1:30 PM863 km536 miles466 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Wed 1:30 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast E
LuandaWed 12:30 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaWed 12:30 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 12:30 PM1594 km990 miles860 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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