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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 = Thursday, January 30, 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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 10° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 442.19 meters/second, 1591.9 kilometres/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 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"16.49 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.90 miWest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 miNorth988.93 mi
24 hours0° 02' 18.8"2.54 miEast0° 16' 40.1"19.11 miNorth19.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' South, Longitude: 3° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 431.66 meters/second, 1554.0 kilometres/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 24.1"16.09 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.7"965.41 miWest0° 08' 47.5"10.07 miNorth965.78 mi
24 hours14° 06' 04.0"945.26 miEast3° 55' 40.7"270.01 miNorth990.25 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 *Thu 1:30 PM324 km201 miles175 nmEast E
LubangoThu 12:30 PM412 km256 miles223 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Thu 1:30 PM682 km424 miles368 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Thu 1:30 PM706 km439 miles381 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboThu 12:30 PM751 km467 miles406 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 12:30 PM804 km500 miles434 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 1:30 PM855 km531 miles462 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Thu 1:30 PM949 km590 miles512 nmEast E
LuandaThu 12:30 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:30 PM1549 km962 miles836 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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