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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 09:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 19' South, Longitude: 33° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.20 meters/second, 1545.1 km/hour, 960.1 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.6"959.75 miwest0° 00' 19.5"0.37 misouth959.73 mi
24 hours0° 06' 11.0"6.60 mieast0° 07' 35.3"8.70 misouth10.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' North, Longitude: 80° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.42 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.1"987.33 miwest0° 09' 33.1"10.94 misouth987.66 mi
24 hours11° 01' 04.2"748.18 mieast4° 03' 34.4"279.01 misouth802.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraTue 11:34 AM294 km183 miles159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareTue 11:34 AM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoTue 11:34 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoTue 11:34 AM424 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NelspruitTue 11:34 AM453 km282 miles245 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneTue 11:34 AM479 km297 miles259 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneTue 11:34 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GweruTue 11:34 AM522 km324 miles282 nmNorthwest NW
ManziniTue 11:34 AM525 km326 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Big BendTue 11:34 AM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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