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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° 05' 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"990.48 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.7"2.32 mieast0° 16' 58.4"19.46 minorth19.60 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° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 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"981.49 miwest0° 10' 46.4"12.34 minorth981.85 mi
24 hours13° 31' 51.5"920.70 mieast4° 32' 39.9"312.32 minorth977.63 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 PM270 km168 miles146 nmNorth N
MenongueFri 12:20 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboFri 12:20 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Swakopmund *Fri 1:20 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:20 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Rundu *Fri 1:20 PM712 km443 miles385 nmEast E
Windhoek *Fri 1:20 PM716 km445 miles387 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeFri 12:20 PM931 km578 miles503 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 12:20 PM940 km584 miles507 nmNorth N
LuenaFri 12:20 PM958 km595 miles517 nmNortheast NE
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