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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 38' South
Longitude: 26° 54' 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"983.17 miwest0° 00' 37.8"0.72 misouth983.14 mi
24 hours0° 02' 45.3"3.01 mieast0° 14' 56.8"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 52' South
Longitude: 49° 18' 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"928.61 miwest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 misouth928.56 mi
24 hours15° 06' 29.6"976.62 mieast0° 22' 03.5"25.29 minorth978.13 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 AM245 km152 miles132 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 11:56 AM289 km179 miles156 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LusakaThu 11:56 AM385 km239 miles208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareThu 11:56 AM448 km279 miles242 nmEast E
MutareThu 11:56 AM609 km378 miles329 nmEast E
NdolaThu 11:56 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MolepololeThu 11:56 AM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KitweThu 11:56 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 11:56 AM674 km419 miles364 nmSouth S
Rundu *Thu 11:56 AM758 km471 miles409 nmWest W
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