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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 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 35° 09' 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"983.11 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 36° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.42 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"953.56 miwest0° 10' 26.0"11.96 minorth954.12 mi
24 hours10° 47' 54.3"708.19 mieast4° 31' 35.9"311.26 minorth781.44 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 AM137 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareMon 11:52 AM265 km165 miles143 nmWest W
BlantyreMon 11:52 AM315 km196 miles170 nmNorth N
ChitungwizaMon 11:52 AM439 km273 miles237 nmWest W
HarareMon 11:52 AM442 km275 miles239 nmWest W
MasvingoMon 11:52 AM481 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 11:52 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruMon 11:52 AM569 km353 miles307 nmWest W
NampulaMon 11:52 AM586 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
ChipataMon 11:52 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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