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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 = Monday, November 5, 2012 at 9:10:00 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 Monday, November 5, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 38° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.30 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.4 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.64 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.6"998.14 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.4"0.68 miEast0° 17' 57.0"20.57 miSouth20.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' North, Longitude: 66° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.27 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.3"962.26 miWest0° 06' 43.6"7.71 miSouth962.57 mi
24 hours11° 18' 55.1"749.63 miEast3° 03' 02.1"209.74 miSouth783.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaMon 11:10 AM122 km76 miles66 nmNortheast NE
BlantyreMon 11:10 AM364 km226 miles197 nmWest W
PembaMon 11:10 AM391 km243 miles211 nmNortheast NE
LilongweMon 11:10 AM539 km335 miles291 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraMon 11:10 AM581 km361 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataMon 11:10 AM667 km414 miles360 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuMon 11:10 AM679 km422 miles367 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniMon 12:10 PM698 km433 miles377 nmNortheast NE
FomboniMon 12:10 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduMon 12:10 PM765 km475 miles413 nmEast-northeast ENE

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