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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, January 26, 2009 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 35° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.39 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.9"983.17 miwest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 minorth983.21 mi
24 hours0° 03' 06.0"3.39 mieast0° 15' 25.9"17.69 minorth18.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 36° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.41 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"15.90 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.7"953.61 miwest0° 10' 25.9"11.96 minorth954.17 mi
24 hours10° 47' 55.3"708.25 mieast4° 31' 34.4"311.26 minorth781.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraMon 11:50 AM145 km90 miles78 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareMon 11:50 AM289 km179 miles156 nmWest W
BlantyreMon 11:50 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth N
HarareMon 11:50 AM466 km289 miles252 nmWest W
MasvingoMon 11:50 AM503 km313 miles272 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 11:50 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaMon 11:50 AM568 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
GweruMon 11:50 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest W
ChipataMon 11:50 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LusakaMon 11:50 AM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-northwest WNW
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