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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 53' South
Longitude: 34° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.96 meters/second, 1580.3 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"981.70 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 minorth981.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.0"3.60 mieast0° 15' 05.5"17.30 minorth17.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 17' South
Longitude: 24° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.71 meters/second, 1496.6 km/hour, 929.9 miles/hour or 808.1 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' 08.2"0.16 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.7"929.61 miwest0° 08' 12.3"9.41 minorth930.11 mi
24 hours11° 14' 35.5"719.83 mieast3° 43' 27.9"256.23 minorth772.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraSun 11:52 AM106 km66 miles57 nmSouth S
MutareSun 11:52 AM228 km141 miles123 nmWest W
BlantyreSun 11:52 AM343 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
HarareSun 11:52 AM415 km258 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweSun 11:52 AM553 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaSun 11:52 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoSun 11:52 AM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
LusakaSun 11:52 AM794 km493 miles429 nmWest-northwest WNW
FrancistownSun 11:52 AM806 km501 miles435 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaputoSun 11:52 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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