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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

UTC time = Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 9:52:00 AM.

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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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 25, 2009 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 35° 06' 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"981.63 miWest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 miNorth981.66 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.2"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 Latitude: 22° 17' South, Longitude: 24° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.71 meters/second, 1496.5 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"929.53 miWest0° 08' 12.3"9.41 miNorth930.03 mi
24 hours11° 14' 36.8"719.79 miEast3° 43' 25.4"256.16 miNorth772.49 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 AM109 km68 miles59 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareSun 11:52 AM256 km159 miles138 nmWest W
BlantyreSun 11:52 AM342 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
ChitungwizaSun 11:52 AM438 km272 miles236 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareSun 11:52 AM443 km275 miles239 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasvingoSun 11:52 AM466 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruSun 11:52 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest W
LilongweSun 11:52 AM559 km348 miles302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaSun 11:52 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNortheast NE
ChipataSun 11:52 AM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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