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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 9:46:00 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 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 29° 40' 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"983.12 miWest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 miSouth983.09 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° 58' 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"928.56 miWest0° 00' 55.4"1.06 miSouth928.51 mi
24 hours15° 06' 39.1"976.74 miEast0° 21' 22.0"24.50 miNorth978.20 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 AM92 km57 miles50 nmSouth S
ChinhoyiThu 11:46 AM151 km94 miles82 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChitungwizaThu 11:46 AM162 km100 miles87 nmEast-northeast ENE
HarareThu 11:46 AM171 km106 miles92 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoThu 11:46 AM201 km125 miles109 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoThu 11:46 AM204 km127 miles110 nmSouthwest SW
MutareThu 11:46 AM317 km197 miles171 nmEast E
FrancistownThu 11:46 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaThu 11:46 AM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KabweThu 11:46 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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