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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 9:52:00 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 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 22' South, Longitude: 35° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.28 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"984.59 miWest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 miNorth984.62 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.8"3.17 miEast0° 15' 45.8"18.07 miNorth18.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 46° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.85 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.4"16.29 miWest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 miNorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 33' 30.6"976.97 miWest0° 12' 11.5"13.97 miNorth977.50 mi
24 hours10° 27' 17.4"701.65 miEast5° 08' 17.5"353.18 miNorth791.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraTue 11:52 AM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareTue 11:52 AM276 km172 miles149 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreTue 11:52 AM287 km178 miles155 nmNorth N
ChitungwizaTue 11:52 AM441 km274 miles238 nmWest W
HarareTue 11:52 AM443 km276 miles239 nmWest W
MasvingoTue 11:52 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweTue 11:52 AM508 km316 miles275 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaTue 11:52 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNortheast NE
GweruTue 11:52 AM580 km360 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChipataTue 11:52 AM590 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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