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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

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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 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 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
MaunTue 12:08 PM212 km132 miles115 nmSouth S
MonguTue 12:08 PM323 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Tue 12:08 PM429 km267 miles232 nmWest W
GhanziTue 12:08 PM456 km284 miles246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancistownTue 12:08 PM514 km320 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoTue 12:08 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweTue 12:08 PM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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
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