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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 29° 38' East

The ground speed is currently 440.28 meters/second, 1585.0 kilometres/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"984.59 miWest0° 00' 38.5"0.74 miSouth984.56 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.4"2.78 miEast0° 15' 16.7"17.52 miSouth17.73 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' South, Longitude: 36° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 418.53 meters/second, 1506.7 kilometres/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.60 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miSouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 14.3"935.90 miWest0° 04' 41.0"5.37 miSouth935.69 mi
24 hours15° 12' 36.8"990.54 miEast1° 09' 38.9"79.85 miSouth990.10 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GweruWed 11:46 AM121 km75 miles65 nm S
ChinhoyiWed 11:46 AM128 km79 miles69 nm NNE
ChitungwizaWed 11:46 AM156 km97 miles84 nm ENE
HarareWed 11:46 AM162 km101 miles87 nm ENE
BulawayoWed 11:46 AM226 km140 miles122 nm SSW
MasvingoWed 11:46 AM227 km141 miles122 nm SSE
MutareWed 11:46 AM327 km203 miles176 nm ESE
LusakaWed 11:46 AM358 km222 miles193 nm NNW
FrancistownWed 11:46 AM381 km237 miles206 nm SW
KabweWed 11:46 AM453 km281 miles244 nm NNW