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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 07' South
Longitude: 26° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.93 meters/second, 1587.3 km/hour, 986.3 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"986.13 miwest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 misouth986.10 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.1"2.56 mieast0° 15' 36.1"17.88 misouth18.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 09' South
Longitude: 18° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.44 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.86 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 23' 37.1"951.45 miwest0° 07' 55.6"9.09 misouth951.16 mi
24 hours14° 50' 48.4"981.39 mieast2° 34' 00.7"176.55 misouth990.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoTue 11:58 AM329 km204 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownTue 11:58 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LusakaTue 11:58 AM365 km227 miles197 nmNortheast NE
GweruTue 11:58 AM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguTue 11:58 AM462 km287 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
KabweTue 11:58 AM466 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareTue 11:58 AM503 km312 miles271 nmEast E
MasvingoTue 11:58 AM523 km325 miles282 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdolaTue 11:58 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweTue 11:58 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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