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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 Monday, December 29, 2008 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 12' South, Longitude: 32° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.42 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.51 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth953.52 mi
24 hours0° 07' 15.4"7.70 mieast0° 03' 56.7"4.52 minorth8.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 29, 2008 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 24' South, Longitude: 54° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.50 meters/second, 1506.6 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.60 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.3"935.87 miwest0° 08' 44.3"10.02 minorth936.39 mi
24 hours11° 02' 34.2"711.36 mieast3° 54' 22.8"268.71 minorth768.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NelspruitMon 11:52 AM284 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PolokwaneMon 11:52 AM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaputoMon 11:52 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth S
MbabaneMon 11:52 AM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasvingoMon 11:52 AM377 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManziniMon 11:52 AM377 km234 miles204 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Big BendMon 11:52 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSouth S
BeiraMon 11:52 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
MutareMon 11:52 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
GweruMon 11:52 AM487 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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