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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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 50' South, Longitude: 29° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.12 meters/second, 1645.6 km/hour, 1022.6 miles/hour or 888.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.04 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.04 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1022.54 miwest0° 00' 54.3"1.04 misouth1022.52 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.0"3.11 miwest0° 21' 39.3"24.81 misouth25.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 69° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.03 meters/second, 1501.3 km/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.2"932.62 miwest0° 03' 04.3"3.52 misouth932.47 mi
24 hours14° 44' 02.9"955.29 mieast0° 32' 11.9"36.92 misouth954.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaThu 11:46 AM191 km119 miles103 nmEast-southeast ESE
LubumbashiThu 11:46 AM300 km186 miles162 nmSouthwest SW
KitweThu 11:46 AM358 km222 miles193 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdolaThu 11:46 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbeyaThu 12:46 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
KarongaThu 11:46 AM486 km302 miles262 nmEast E
KabweThu 11:46 AM523 km325 miles282 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MzuzuThu 11:46 AM526 km327 miles284 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChipataThu 11:46 AM543 km338 miles293 nmSoutheast SE
LusakaThu 11:46 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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