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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, November 5, 2012 at 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 37° 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 09:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' North, Longitude: 68° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.30 meters/second, 1549.1 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"962.38 miwest0° 06' 44.1"7.72 misouth962.69 mi
24 hours11° 18' 53.8"749.69 mieast3° 03' 11.4"209.94 misouth783.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZombaMon 11:14 AM199 km124 miles108 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreMon 11:14 AM227 km141 miles123 nmWest W
NampulaMon 11:14 AM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-northeast ENE
LilongweMon 11:14 AM416 km258 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraMon 11:14 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChipataMon 11:14 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareMon 11:14 AM587 km365 miles317 nmSouthwest SW
MzuzuMon 11:14 AM591 km367 miles319 nmNorthwest NW
HarareMon 11:14 AM684 km425 miles369 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoroniMon 12:14 PM807 km501 miles436 nmNortheast NE
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