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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 13° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"990.41 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.7"2.32 mieast0° 16' 58.4"19.46 minorth19.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 23' South, Longitude: 19° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.36 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.2"981.41 miwest0° 10' 46.3"12.34 minorth981.77 mi
24 hours13° 31' 53.1"920.66 mieast4° 32' 38.8"312.28 minorth977.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoFri 12:20 PM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth N
MenongueFri 12:20 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboFri 12:20 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Swakopmund *Fri 1:20 PM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:20 PM634 km394 miles343 nmSouth S
Rundu *Fri 1:20 PM683 km424 miles369 nmEast E
Windhoek *Fri 1:20 PM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalanjeFri 12:20 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuenaFri 12:20 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 12:20 PM940 km584 miles507 nmNorth N
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