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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
HarareTue 11:58 AM503 km312 miles271 nmEast E
NdolaTue 11:58 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweTue 11:58 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareTue 11:58 AM677 km421 miles365 nmEast E
Rundu *Tue 11:58 AM694 km431 miles374 nmWest W
MolepololeTue 11:58 AM701 km436 miles379 nmSouth S
GaboroneTue 11:58 AM725 km450 miles391 nmSouth S
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