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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 9:14:00 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 09:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 51' South, Longitude: 37° 24' 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"998.13 miWest0° 00' 45.1"0.86 miSouth998.10 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: 67° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.29 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"962.30 miWest0° 06' 44.0"7.72 miSouth962.61 mi
24 hours11° 18' 54.2"749.64 miEast3° 03' 09.4"209.88 miSouth783.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaMon 11:14 AM215 km133 miles116 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZombaMon 11:14 AM229 km142 miles123 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreMon 11:14 AM257 km160 miles139 nmWest W
LilongweMon 11:14 AM442 km275 miles239 nmWest-northwest WNW
PembaMon 11:14 AM462 km287 miles250 nmNortheast NE
BeiraMon 11:14 AM518 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChipataMon 11:14 AM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuMon 11:14 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNorthwest NW
MutareMon 11:14 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
HarareMon 11:14 AM712 km443 miles385 nmWest-southwest WSW

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