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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

UTC time = Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 9:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' South, Longitude: 38° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.27 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"984.58 miWest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 miNorth984.61 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.8"3.17 miEast0° 15' 45.5"18.07 miNorth18.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' South, Longitude: 49° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.77 meters/second, 1572.4 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.28 miWest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 miNorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.0"976.79 miWest0° 12' 10.8"13.96 miNorth977.32 mi
24 hours10° 27' 25.4"701.67 miEast5° 08' 02.1"352.88 miNorth791.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaTue 11:40 AM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BeiraTue 11:40 AM389 km242 miles210 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreTue 11:40 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorthwest NW
MutareTue 11:40 AM588 km365 miles318 nmWest W
PembaTue 11:40 AM647 km402 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LilongweTue 11:40 AM678 km421 miles366 nmNorthwest NW
HarareTue 11:40 AM759 km472 miles410 nmWest W
ChipataTue 11:40 AM792 km492 miles428 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoTue 11:40 AM797 km495 miles430 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruTue 11:40 AM891 km554 miles481 nmWest W

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