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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, February 23, 2009 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 42' South, Longitude: 35° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.28 meters/second, 1646.2 km/hour, 1022.9 miles/hour or 888.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.05 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.05 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.2"1022.82 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 minorth1022.84 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.6"2.46 miwest0° 22' 09.3"25.38 minorth25.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 23, 2009 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 16° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.83 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.17 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.1"970.18 miwest0° 11' 46.8"13.50 minorth970.73 mi
24 hours10° 38' 44.6"709.88 mieast5° 00' 50.4"344.68 minorth795.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarongaMon 11:52 AM157 km97 miles85 nmWest W
MbeyaMon 12:52 PM226 km140 miles122 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuMon 11:52 AM242 km150 miles131 nmSouthwest SW
DodomaMon 12:52 PM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth N
KasamaMon 11:52 AM458 km285 miles247 nmWest W
LilongweMon 11:52 AM503 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChipataMon 11:52 AM525 km326 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamMon 12:52 PM540 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
Zanzibar CityMon 12:52 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
BlantyreMon 11:52 AM673 km418 miles364 nmSouth S
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