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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 10:08:00 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 10:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 24° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.27 meters/second, 1585.0 km/hour, 984.8 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"984.57 miWest0° 00' 38.5"0.74 miSouth984.54 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.5"2.78 miEast0° 15' 16.4"17.51 miSouth17.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 31° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.44 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.1"15.60 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miSouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 22' 13.5"935.72 miWest0° 04' 37.7"5.31 miSouth935.50 mi
24 hours15° 12' 44.6"990.50 miEast1° 08' 16.1"78.27 miSouth990.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunWed 12:08 PM194 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonguWed 12:08 PM360 km224 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GhanziWed 12:08 PM450 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
Rundu *Wed 12:08 PM465 km289 miles251 nmWest W
FrancistownWed 12:08 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoWed 12:08 PM508 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweWed 12:08 PM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LusakaWed 12:08 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
GweruWed 12:08 PM611 km379 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweWed 12:08 PM635 km394 miles343 nmNortheast NE

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