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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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 07' South
Longitude: 31° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.94 meters/second, 1587.4 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.44 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.4"986.15 miwest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 misouth986.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 19.8"2.56 mieast0° 15' 36.2"17.89 misouth18.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 07' South
Longitude: 23° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.56 meters/second, 1532.0 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.87 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 23' 38.5"951.71 miwest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 misouth951.41 mi
24 hours14° 50' 20.3"981.11 mieast2° 35' 05.8"177.80 misouth990.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarareTue 11:38 AM42 km26 miles23 nmNorthwest NW
MutareTue 11:38 AM171 km107 miles93 nmSoutheast SE
GweruTue 11:38 AM216 km134 miles117 nmSouthwest SW
MasvingoTue 11:38 AM223 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BulawayoTue 11:38 AM365 km227 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraTue 11:38 AM417 km259 miles225 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaTue 11:38 AM440 km273 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
BlantyreTue 11:38 AM470 km292 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
KabweTue 11:38 AM508 km316 miles274 nmNorthwest NW
ChipataTue 11:38 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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