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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 Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 37° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.96 meters/second, 1580.2 km/hour, 981.9 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.4"981.69 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 minorth981.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.2"3.61 mieast0° 15' 05.4"17.30 minorth17.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 19' South, Longitude: 27° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.63 meters/second, 1496.3 km/hour, 929.7 miles/hour or 807.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.50 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.1"929.42 miwest0° 08' 11.2"9.39 minorth929.92 mi
24 hours11° 14' 49.5"719.94 mieast3° 43' 01.0"255.72 minorth772.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraSun 11:40 AM331 km205 miles178 nmWest-southwest WSW
NampulaSun 11:40 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BlantyreSun 11:40 AM455 km282 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
MutareSun 11:40 AM543 km338 miles293 nmWest W
LilongweSun 11:40 AM693 km430 miles374 nmNorthwest NW
HarareSun 11:40 AM725 km450 miles391 nmWest W
MasvingoSun 11:40 AM745 km463 miles402 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChipataSun 11:40 AM801 km498 miles432 nmNorthwest NW
GweruSun 11:40 AM844 km524 miles456 nmWest W
MaputoSun 11:40 AM951 km591 miles514 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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