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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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 5, 2012 at 09:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 51' South
Longitude: 38° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.30 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.3 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"998.20 miwest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 misouth998.17 mi
24 hours0° 00' 36.5"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 44' North
Longitude: 67° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.28 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' 34.4"962.34 miwest0° 06' 43.7"7.71 misouth962.65 mi
24 hours11° 18' 54.9"749.68 mieast3° 03' 04.1"209.80 misouth783.89 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 AM146 km91 miles79 nmEast-northeast ENE
BlantyreMon 11:10 AM335 km208 miles181 nmWest W
LilongweMon 11:10 AM512 km318 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraMon 11:10 AM562 km349 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataMon 11:10 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuMon 11:10 AM659 km409 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
MutareMon 11:10 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 12:10 PM727 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE
HarareMon 11:10 AM786 km488 miles424 nmWest-southwest WSW
MutsamuduMon 12:10 PM791 km491 miles427 nmEast-northeast ENE
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