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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 51' South
Longitude: 28° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.60 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.0"987.63 miwest0° 00' 40.1"0.77 misouth987.60 mi
24 hours0° 02' 07.2"2.33 mieast0° 15' 55.1"18.25 misouth18.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 12, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 25' South
Longitude: 7° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.06 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.18 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 25' 36.3"970.77 miwest0° 10' 21.8"11.88 misouth970.50 mi
24 hours14° 08' 46.0"951.89 mieast3° 42' 51.7"255.40 misouth977.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarareMon 11:48 AM241 km150 miles130 nmEast E
BulawayoMon 11:48 AM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth S
LusakaMon 11:48 AM275 km171 miles148 nmNorth N
FrancistownMon 11:48 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareMon 11:48 AM429 km266 miles232 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdolaMon 11:48 AM540 km335 miles291 nmNorth N
KitweMon 11:48 AM561 km349 miles303 nmNorth N
BeiraMon 11:48 AM675 km420 miles365 nmEast-southeast ESE
LilongweMon 11:48 AM685 km426 miles370 nmNortheast NE
LubumbashiMon 11:48 AM699 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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