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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 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 38' South
Longitude: 32° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 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"983.19 miwest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 minorth983.22 mi
24 hours0° 03' 05.9"3.39 mieast0° 15' 26.0"17.69 minorth18.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 26, 2009 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 32' South
Longitude: 33° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.50 meters/second, 1535.4 km/hour, 954.1 miles/hour or 829.1 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' 30.3"953.82 miwest0° 10' 26.9"11.98 minorth954.38 mi
24 hours10° 47' 43.1"708.17 mieast4° 31' 55.6"311.66 minorth781.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareMon 12:02 PM49 km31 miles27 nmSoutheast SE
HarareMon 12:02 PM166 km103 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraMon 12:02 PM291 km181 miles157 nmEast-southeast ESE
BlantyreMon 12:02 PM421 km262 miles227 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoMon 12:02 PM433 km269 miles234 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 12:02 PM535 km332 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LusakaMon 12:02 PM562 km349 miles304 nmNorthwest NW
FrancistownMon 12:02 PM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweMon 12:02 PM783 km487 miles423 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoMon 12:02 PM813 km505 miles439 nmSouth S
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