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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 11, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 02' South, Longitude: 31° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.91 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"954.62 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth954.60 mi
24 hours0° 07' 00.6"7.44 mieast0° 04' 27.3"5.11 misouth9.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' South, Longitude: 1° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.74 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.72 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 23' 15.1"943.14 miwest0° 06' 16.3"7.19 misouth942.88 mi
24 hours15° 00' 02.8"983.32 mieast1° 51' 43.4"128.09 misouth986.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PolokwaneTue 11:48 AM190 km118 miles103 nmWest-southwest WSW
NelspruitTue 11:48 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth S
MasvingoTue 11:48 AM330 km205 miles178 nmNorth N
MaputoTue 11:48 AM358 km223 miles193 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbabaneTue 11:48 AM363 km225 miles196 nmSouth S
ManziniTue 11:48 AM384 km239 miles207 nmSouth S
BulawayoTue 11:48 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
GweruTue 11:48 AM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PretoriaTue 11:48 AM419 km260 miles226 nmSouthwest SW
FrancistownTue 11:48 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest-northwest WNW
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