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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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 29° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.97 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.7"981.72 miwest0° 00' 36.9"0.71 misouth981.69 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.5"3.23 mieast0° 14' 36.9"16.76 misouth17.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 16, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' South, Longitude: 66° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.63 meters/second, 1499.9 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.7"15.53 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 22' 46.7"931.76 miwest0° 02' 48.6"3.22 minorth931.91 mi
24 hours14° 33' 39.6"943.50 mieast1° 45' 58.7"121.51 minorth956.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GweruFri 11:46 AM75 km47 miles40 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BulawayoFri 11:46 AM167 km104 miles90 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasvingoFri 11:46 AM197 km123 miles106 nmSoutheast SE
HarareFri 11:46 AM206 km128 miles111 nmNortheast NE
FrancistownFri 11:46 AM324 km201 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
MutareFri 11:46 AM340 km211 miles183 nmEast E
LusakaFri 11:46 AM403 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KabweFri 11:46 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PolokwaneFri 11:46 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth S
BeiraFri 11:46 AM577 km358 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
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