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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 = Friday, November 16, 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 Friday, November 16, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 53' South, Longitude: 29° 43' 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"981.66 miWest0° 00' 36.9"0.71 miSouth981.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 57.5"3.23 miEast0° 14' 36.9"16.75 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° 31' South, Longitude: 67° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.62 meters/second, 1499.8 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' 46.5"931.69 miWest0° 02' 48.5"3.22 miNorth931.83 mi
24 hours14° 33' 41.6"943.47 miEast1° 45' 55.0"121.43 miNorth956.48 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 AM64 km40 miles35 nmSouth S
ChitungwizaFri 11:46 AM171 km106 miles92 nmNortheast NE
ChinhoyiFri 11:46 AM176 km109 miles95 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MasvingoFri 11:46 AM177 km110 miles95 nmSoutheast SE
HarareFri 11:46 AM183 km113 miles99 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoFri 11:46 AM185 km115 miles100 nmSouthwest SW
MutareFri 11:46 AM310 km193 miles167 nmEast E
FrancistownFri 11:46 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaFri 11:46 AM413 km256 miles223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SeroweFri 11:46 AM499 km310 miles270 nmSouthwest SW

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