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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 = Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 9:36:00 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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 32° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.63 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.39 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miSouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.3"983.13 miWest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 miSouth983.10 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.0"3.01 miEast0° 14' 57.2"17.14 miSouth17.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 54° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.25 meters/second, 1494.9 km/hour, 928.9 miles/hour or 807.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.8"15.48 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 53.8"928.57 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth928.53 mi
24 hours15° 06' 47.7"976.91 miEast0° 20' 44.6"23.78 miNorth978.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareThu 11:36 AM64 km40 miles35 nmSoutheast SE
ChitungwizaThu 11:36 AM137 km85 miles74 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareThu 11:36 AM148 km92 miles80 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoThu 11:36 AM213 km132 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
GweruThu 11:36 AM264 km164 miles143 nmWest-southwest WSW
BeiraThu 11:36 AM310 km193 miles168 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoThu 11:36 AM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreThu 11:36 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNortheast NE
LilongweThu 11:36 AM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LusakaThu 11:36 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW

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