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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 = Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 9:38:00 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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' South, Longitude: 31° 35' 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"986.08 miWest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 miSouth986.05 mi
24 hours0° 02' 19.8"2.56 miEast0° 15' 36.4"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 Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 23° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.56 meters/second, 1532.0 km/hour, 952.0 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' 38.6"951.65 miWest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 miSouth951.36 mi
24 hours14° 50' 18.6"981.02 miEast2° 35' 09.3"177.85 miSouth989.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChitungwizaTue 11:38 AM58 km36 miles32 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareTue 11:38 AM65 km41 miles35 nmWest-northwest WNW
MutareTue 11:38 AM148 km92 miles80 nmSoutheast SE
ChinhoyiTue 11:38 AM170 km106 miles92 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasvingoTue 11:38 AM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GweruTue 11:38 AM239 km148 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
BulawayoTue 11:38 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraTue 11:38 AM391 km243 miles211 nmEast-southeast ESE
BlantyreTue 11:38 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNortheast NE
LusakaTue 11:38 AM462 km287 miles250 nmNorthwest NW

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