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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 29, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 34' South, Longitude: 28° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.43 meters/second, 1553.1 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.6"964.77 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 misouth964.75 mi
24 hours0° 05' 24.4"5.80 mieast0° 09' 41.9"11.12 misouth12.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 141° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.8"937.90 miwest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 minorth937.87 mi
24 hours11° 41' 44.9"755.94 mieast0° 17' 11.2"19.71 misouth756.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownThu 11:52 AM144 km90 miles78 nmWest-northwest WNW
BulawayoThu 11:52 AM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth N
GweruThu 11:52 AM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PolokwaneThu 11:52 AM265 km165 miles143 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MasvingoThu 11:52 AM266 km165 miles144 nmNortheast NE
GaboroneThu 11:52 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
MolepololeThu 11:52 AM463 km288 miles250 nmSouthwest SW
PretoriaThu 11:52 AM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth S
HarareThu 11:52 AM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RustenburgThu 11:52 AM482 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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