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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

UTC time = Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 9:48:00 AM.

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

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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 29° 08' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 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 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' South, Longitude: 36° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.52 meters/second, 1506.7 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"935.88 miWest0° 04' 40.6"5.36 miSouth935.67 mi
24 hours15° 12' 37.6"990.54 miEast1° 09' 31.3"79.71 miSouth990.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GweruWed 11:48 AM139 km87 miles75 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoWed 11:48 AM205 km127 miles111 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChitungwizaWed 11:48 AM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-northeast ENE
HarareWed 11:48 AM212 km132 miles114 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoWed 11:48 AM260 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
LusakaWed 11:48 AM340 km211 miles183 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FrancistownWed 11:48 AM353 km219 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareWed 11:48 AM378 km235 miles204 nmEast E
KabweWed 11:48 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth N
SeroweWed 11:48 AM511 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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