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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 22' South
Longitude: 34° 55' 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"16.42 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"984.66 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 minorth984.69 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 02' South
Longitude: 46° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.86 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"977.06 miwest0° 12' 11.6"13.97 minorth977.59 mi
24 hours10° 27' 16.6"701.69 mieast5° 08' 19.1"353.23 minorth791.72 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 AM162 km101 miles88 nmSouth S
MutareTue 11:52 AM248 km154 miles134 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreTue 11:52 AM286 km178 miles155 nmNorth N
HarareTue 11:52 AM415 km258 miles224 nmWest W
LilongweTue 11:52 AM500 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaTue 11:52 AM586 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
LusakaTue 11:52 AM780 km485 miles421 nmWest-northwest WNW
FrancistownTue 11:52 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaputoTue 11:52 AM875 km544 miles472 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KitweTue 11:52 AM947 km588 miles511 nmNorthwest NW
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