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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

UTC time = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:20:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 13° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.89 miWest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 miNorth988.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.9"2.55 miEast0° 16' 40.0"19.10 miNorth19.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 19' South, Longitude: 5° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.61 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"16.09 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.2"965.30 miWest0° 08' 46.4"10.05 miNorth965.66 mi
24 hours14° 06' 17.6"945.41 miEast3° 55' 20.6"269.62 miNorth990.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Opuwo *Thu 1:20 PM74 km46 miles40 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoThu 12:20 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth N
MenongueThu 12:20 PM570 km354 miles308 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Thu 1:20 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboThu 12:20 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:20 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Thu 1:20 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Thu 1:20 PM684 km425 miles369 nmEast E
MalanjeThu 12:20 PM950 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuenaThu 12:20 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNortheast NE

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