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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 50' South, Longitude: 29° 17' East

The ground speed is currently 457.12 meters/second, 1645.6 kilometres/hour, 1022.6 miles/hour or 888.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1022.47 miWest0° 00' 54.3"1.04 miSouth1022.44 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.0"3.10 miWest0° 21' 39.3"24.81 miSouth25.00 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 25' South, Longitude: 69° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 417.02 meters/second, 1501.3 kilometres/hour, 932.9 miles/hour or 810.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"932.55 miWest0° 03' 04.1"3.52 miSouth932.40 mi
24 hours14° 44' 02.4"955.21 miEast0° 32' 08.8"36.86 miSouth954.25 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaThu 11:48 AM214 km133 miles116 nm ESE
LubumbashiThu 11:48 AM282 km175 miles152 nm SW
KitweThu 11:48 AM349 km217 miles188 nm SSW
NdolaThu 11:48 AM355 km221 miles192 nm SSW
MbeyaThu 12:48 PM470 km292 miles254 nm ENE
KarongaThu 11:48 AM510 km317 miles275 nm E
KabweThu 11:48 AM518 km322 miles280 nm S
MzuzuThu 11:48 AM548 km341 miles296 nm ESE
ChipataThu 11:48 AM559 km347 miles302 nm SE
LusakaThu 11:48 AM627 km390 miles339 nm S