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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 = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 9:32:00 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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 09:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' South, Longitude: 34° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.44 meters/second, 1542.4 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.9"957.98 miWest0° 00' 17.3"0.33 miSouth957.96 mi
24 hours0° 06' 27.3"6.88 miEast0° 06' 42.7"7.70 miSouth10.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 57° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.5"1004.34 miWest0° 11' 32.9"13.22 miSouth1004.49 mi
24 hours11° 21' 27.0"784.86 miEast4° 42' 18.7"323.28 miSouth849.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraThu 11:32 AM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth N
MaputoThu 11:32 AM440 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareThu 11:32 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoThu 11:32 AM495 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
NelspruitThu 11:32 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
Big BendThu 11:32 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManziniThu 11:32 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
MbabaneThu 11:32 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneThu 11:32 AM566 km352 miles306 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruThu 11:32 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW

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