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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 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 27° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.62 meters/second, 1582.6 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.5 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"983.11 miwest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 misouth983.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.3"3.01 mieast0° 14' 57.0"17.14 misouth17.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 49° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.23 meters/second, 1494.8 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 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' 54.0"928.54 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 misouth928.50 mi
24 hours15° 06' 30.5"976.57 mieast0° 21' 59.2"25.21 minorth978.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoThu 11:56 AM225 km140 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 11:56 AM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth S
GweruThu 11:56 AM293 km182 miles158 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaThu 11:56 AM375 km233 miles202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChitungwizaThu 11:56 AM416 km258 miles225 nmEast E
MasvingoThu 11:56 AM416 km259 miles225 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweThu 11:56 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
HarareThu 11:56 AM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaunThu 11:56 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-southwest WSW
KabweThu 11:56 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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