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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 10:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 07' South
Longitude: 23° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.92 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"986.12 miwest0° 00' 39.3"0.75 misouth986.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.1"2.56 mieast0° 15' 35.8"17.88 misouth18.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 11' South
Longitude: 16° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.39 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 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' 36.4"951.32 miwest0° 07' 54.5"9.06 misouth951.03 mi
24 hours14° 51' 02.5"981.53 mieast2° 33' 28.0"175.93 misouth990.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguTue 12:08 PM323 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Tue 12:08 PM429 km267 miles232 nmWest W
FrancistownTue 12:08 PM514 km320 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoTue 12:08 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaTue 12:08 PM562 km349 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE
KabweTue 12:08 PM641 km399 miles346 nmNortheast NE
GweruTue 12:08 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-southeast ESE
MolepololeTue 12:08 PM718 km446 miles388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KitweTue 12:08 PM754 km469 miles407 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneTue 12:08 PM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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