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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 Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 31° 53' 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"983.19 miwest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 misouth983.16 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° 05' 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"928.64 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.09 misouth928.59 mi
24 hours15° 06' 46.7"976.96 mieast0° 20' 48.7"23.86 minorth978.37 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 AM90 km56 miles48 nmEast-southeast ESE
HarareThu 11:36 AM126 km78 miles68 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoThu 11:36 AM195 km121 miles105 nmSouthwest SW
GweruThu 11:36 AM237 km147 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
BeiraThu 11:36 AM337 km209 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoThu 11:36 AM387 km240 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreThu 11:36 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNortheast NE
LusakaThu 11:36 AM524 km325 miles283 nmNorthwest NW
FrancistownThu 11:36 AM538 km334 miles291 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweThu 11:36 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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