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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 38' South
Longitude: 34° 52' 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"983.18 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 34' South
Longitude: 35° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 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"953.65 miwest0° 10' 26.0"11.96 minorth954.21 mi
24 hours10° 47' 53.3"708.24 mieast4° 31' 37.9"311.32 minorth781.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraMon 11:52 AM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth S
MutareMon 11:52 AM237 km147 miles128 nmWest W
BlantyreMon 11:52 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth N
HarareMon 11:52 AM414 km257 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasvingoMon 11:52 AM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 11:52 AM527 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruMon 11:52 AM540 km336 miles292 nmWest W
ChipataMon 11:52 AM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaMon 11:52 AM608 km378 miles328 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoMon 11:52 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
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