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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 12, 2012 at 9:48:00 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 12, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 51' South, Longitude: 29° 03' 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"987.56 miWest0° 00' 40.1"0.77 miSouth987.53 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 Latitude: 13° 25' South, Longitude: 7° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.07 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.18 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 25' 36.4"970.72 miWest0° 10' 21.8"11.88 miSouth970.44 mi
24 hours14° 08' 43.8"951.80 miEast3° 42' 54.4"255.44 miSouth977.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GweruMon 11:48 AM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HarareMon 11:48 AM211 km131 miles114 nmEast E
ChitungwizaMon 11:48 AM212 km132 miles115 nmEast E
BulawayoMon 11:48 AM260 km162 miles140 nmSouth S
LusakaMon 11:48 AM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoMon 11:48 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSoutheast SE
KabweMon 11:48 AM382 km238 miles206 nmNorth N
MutareMon 11:48 AM401 km249 miles216 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownMon 11:48 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdolaMon 11:48 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N

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