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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° 39' 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"983.10 miwest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 minorth983.14 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° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.40 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.8 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"953.53 miwest0° 10' 25.8"11.96 minorth954.09 mi
24 hours10° 47' 56.4"708.21 mieast4° 31' 32.4"311.20 minorth781.43 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 AM158 km98 miles86 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareMon 11:50 AM317 km197 miles171 nmWest W
BlantyreMon 11:50 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChitungwizaMon 11:50 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest W
HarareMon 11:50 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest W
MasvingoMon 11:50 AM531 km330 miles286 nmWest-southwest WSW
NampulaMon 11:50 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNortheast NE
LilongweMon 11:50 AM551 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruMon 11:50 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest W
ChipataMon 11:50 AM638 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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