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Mthatha, South Africa — Sunrise, Sunset, and Moon Times for Today

Moon: 63.4%
Waxing Gibbous

Current Time: Dec 5, 2019 at 7:13:49 pm


Sunrise Today: 4:52 am 117° Southeast
Sunset Today: 6:58 pm 243° Southwest


Moonrise Today: 12:45 pm 98° East
Moonset Today: 1:02 am 260° West


Daylight Hours: 14 hours, 6 minutes (+47s)

Location of MthathaLocation

Today's Sun Position in Mthatha

Time:7:13 pm
Altitude:-3.5°
Direction:241° SW
Phase:Civil Twilight

Day length today: 14h 6m 40s (Dec 5, 2019)

47 seconds longer than yesterday (Dec 4, 2019)

4 hours, 1 minute longer than winter solstice (Jun 21, 2019)

6 minutes, 40 seconds shorter than summer solstice (Dec 22, 2018)

Night, Twilight, and Daylight Times in Mthatha Today

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Night12:00 am – 3:14 am
Astro. Twilight3:14 am – 3:50 am
Nautical Twilight3:50 am – 4:24 am
Civil Twilight4:24 am – 4:52 am
Daylight4:52 am – 6:58 pm
Civil Twilight6:58 pm – 7:26 pm
Nautical Twilight7:26 pm – 8:00 pm
Astro. Twilight8:00 pm – 8:36 pm
Night8:36 pm – 11:59 pm

Sun in Mthatha - Next 7 Days

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2019Sunrise/SunsetDaylengthSolar Noon
DecSunriseSunsetLengthDifferenceTimeMil. mi
Dec 54:52 am6:58 pm14:06:10+0:4711:55 am (80.8°)91.605
Dec 64:52 am6:59 pm14:06:55+0:4511:55 am (80.9°)91.591
Dec 74:52 am7:00 pm14:07:38+0:4211:56 am (81.0°)91.578
Dec 84:52 am7:00 pm14:08:19+0:4011:56 am (81.1°)91.565
Dec 94:52 am7:01 pm14:08:56+0:3711:56 am (81.2°)91.553
Dec 104:52 am7:02 pm14:09:31+0:3411:57 am (81.3°)91.541
Dec 114:52 am7:03 pm14:10:03+0:3211:57 am (81.4°)91.529
* All times are local time for Mthatha. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar.

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Today's Moon in Mthatha

Year 2019 Moon Phases

Moon in Mthatha - Next 7 days

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2019Moonrise/MoonsetMeridian Passing
DecMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseTimeDistance (mi)Illumination
Dec 5-1:02 am12:45 pm7:11 pm(63.2°)251,19263.4%
Dec 6-1:31 am1:38 pm7:52 pm(58.4°)250,34072.5%
Dec 7-2:00 am2:32 pm8:34 pm(53.5°)248,75880.8%
Dec 8-2:30 am3:27 pm9:17 pm(48.7°)246,60188.0%
Dec 9-3:01 am4:23 pm10:02 pm(44.1°)244,05993.9%
Dec 10-3:35 am5:22 pm10:50 pm(40.2°)241,34597.9%
Dec 11-4:14 am6:23 pm11:42 pm(37.0°)238,66999.9%
* All times are local time for Mthatha. They take into account refraction. Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar. Illumination is calculated at lunar noon.

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Planets Visible in the Sky in Mthatha This Coming Night

 Planetrise/Planetset, Thu, Dec 5, 2019
PlanetRiseSetMeridianComment
MercuryFri 3:52 amFri 5:29 pmFri 10:40 amSlightly difficult to see
VenusThu 6:51 amThu 9:09 pmThu 2:00 pmGood visibility
MarsFri 3:02 amFri 4:21 pmFri 9:41 amAverage visibility
JupiterThu 6:08 amThu 8:15 pmThu 1:11 pmAverage visibility
SaturnThu 7:28 amThu 9:28 pmThu 2:28 pmAverage visibility
UranusThu 3:40 pmFri 2:43 amThu 9:12 pmAverage visibility
NeptuneThu 12:00 noonFri 12:35 amThu 6:18 pmDifficult to see
* All times are local time for Mthatha.

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