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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 36' South
Longitude: 13° 02' 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"988.96 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth988.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.9"2.55 mieast0° 16' 40.0"19.11 minorth19.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 19' South
Longitude: 5° 33' 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"965.38 miwest0° 08' 46.6"10.06 minorth965.74 mi
24 hours14° 06' 16.1"945.46 mieast3° 55' 22.8"269.68 minorth990.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoThu 12:20 PM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth N
Swakopmund *Thu 1:20 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueThu 12:20 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboThu 12:20 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:20 PM612 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Thu 1:20 PM694 km431 miles375 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Thu 1:20 PM714 km444 miles385 nmEast E
MalanjeThu 12:20 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 12:20 PM971 km603 miles524 nmNorth N
LuenaThu 12:20 PM981 km610 miles530 nmNortheast NE
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