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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 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 29° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 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"983.18 miwest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 misouth983.15 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.1"3.01 mieast0° 14' 57.0"17.14 misouth17.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 51° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.24 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' 53.9"928.62 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 misouth928.58 mi
24 hours15° 06' 38.3"976.79 mieast0° 21' 26.1"24.58 minorth978.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GweruThu 11:46 AM101 km63 miles55 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoThu 11:46 AM189 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HarareThu 11:46 AM196 km122 miles106 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoThu 11:46 AM220 km137 miles119 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 11:46 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
MutareThu 11:46 AM347 km215 miles187 nmEast E
LusakaThu 11:46 AM375 km233 miles202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KabweThu 11:46 AM474 km294 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SeroweThu 11:46 AM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PolokwaneThu 11:46 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSouth S
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