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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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 33° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.61 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.54 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.6"992.16 miwest0° 00' 42.3"0.81 misouth992.13 mi
24 hours0° 01' 28.4"1.62 mieast0° 16' 50.0"19.29 misouth19.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 54' North, Longitude: 25° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.1"1003.75 miwest0° 12' 07.5"13.89 misouth1003.87 mi
24 hours11° 56' 36.2"826.09 mieast4° 54' 48.5"337.62 misouth892.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BlantyreFri 11:28 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNortheast NE
MutareFri 11:28 AM242 km151 miles131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HarareFri 11:28 AM295 km183 miles159 nmWest-southwest WSW
BeiraFri 11:28 AM334 km208 miles180 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LilongweFri 11:28 AM336 km209 miles181 nmNorth N
ChipataFri 11:28 AM390 km242 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoFri 11:28 AM453 km281 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
GweruFri 11:28 AM490 km305 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaFri 11:28 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuFri 11:28 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNorth N
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