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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 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 23' South, Longitude: 23° 51' 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"16.42 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"984.63 miwest0° 00' 38.5"0.74 misouth984.60 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° 13' 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"935.77 miwest0° 04' 37.6"5.30 misouth935.56 mi
24 hours15° 12' 45.1"990.57 mieast1° 08' 12.0"78.20 misouth990.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguWed 12:08 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Wed 12:08 PM435 km271 miles235 nmWest W
FrancistownWed 12:08 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoWed 12:08 PM535 km332 miles289 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaWed 12:08 PM575 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
GweruWed 12:08 PM640 km397 miles345 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweWed 12:08 PM657 km408 miles355 nmNortheast NE
MolepololeWed 12:08 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GaboroneWed 12:08 PM727 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MasvingoWed 12:08 PM758 km471 miles409 nmEast-southeast ESE
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