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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 = Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:32:00 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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 10° 22' East

The ground speed is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 kilometres/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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"16.51 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"990.42 miWest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 miNorth990.45 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.5"2.32 miEast0° 16' 58.7"19.46 miNorth19.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' South, Longitude: 17° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 438.84 meters/second, 1579.8 kilometres/hour, 981.7 miles/hour or 853.0 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' 25.4"16.36 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miNorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.9"981.54 miWest0° 10' 47.0"12.35 miNorth981.90 mi
24 hours13° 31' 35.6"920.44 miEast4° 32' 51.7"312.53 miNorth977.43 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 *Fri 1:32 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubangoFri 12:32 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNortheast NE
Swakopmund *Fri 1:32 PM736 km457 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Fri 1:32 PM759 km472 miles410 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboFri 12:32 PM766 km476 miles414 nmNortheast NE
MenongueFri 12:32 PM839 km521 miles453 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Fri 1:32 PM912 km567 miles492 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaFri 12:32 PM990 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rundu *Fri 1:32 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmEast E
KinshasaFri 12:32 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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