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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 = Friday, November 9, 2012 at 9:28:00 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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 33° 58' 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"992.09 miWest0° 00' 42.3"0.81 miSouth992.06 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° 43' 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' 43.2"1003.68 miWest0° 12' 07.5"13.89 miSouth1003.80 mi
24 hours11° 56' 34.7"826.00 miEast4° 54' 48.2"337.59 miSouth891.91 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 AM176 km109 miles95 nmNortheast NE
ZombaFri 11:28 AM231 km143 miles125 nmNortheast NE
MutareFri 11:28 AM257 km160 miles139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HarareFri 11:28 AM323 km201 miles174 nmWest-southwest WSW
BeiraFri 11:28 AM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChitungwizaFri 11:28 AM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweFri 11:28 AM336 km209 miles182 nmNorth N
ChipataFri 11:28 AM400 km248 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoFri 11:28 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
GweruFri 11:28 AM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW

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