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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 = Monday, December 17, 2018 at 10:36:00.

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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 Monday, December 17, 2018 at 10:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 21' South, Longitude: 20° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 425.90 meters/second, 1533.2 kilometres/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 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' 59.7"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"952.29 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth952.28 mi
24 hours0° 07' 20.5"7.77 miEast0° 01' 52.1"2.14 miSouth8.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 17, 2018 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 09' North, Longitude: 133° 11' East

The ground speed is currently 449.61 meters/second, 1618.6 kilometres/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.0 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' 32.9"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.0"1005.64 miWest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 miNorth1005.66 mi
24 hours11° 04' 12.5"765.20 miEast4° 37' 16.3"317.53 miNorth826.63 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
TshaneMon 12:36 pm203 km126 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
GhanziMon 12:36 pm249 km154 miles134 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekMon 12:36 pm314 km195 miles169 nmWest-northwest WNW
TsabongMon 12:36 pm381 km237 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
MaunMon 12:36 pm512 km318 miles276 nmNortheast NE
Walvis BayMon 12:36 pm566 km352 miles306 nmWest W
SwakopmundMon 12:36 pm568 km353 miles307 nmWest W
KanyeMon 12:36 pm570 km354 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
MolepololeMon 12:36 pm571 km355 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
RunduMon 12:36 pm603 km375 miles326 nmNorth N

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