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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 13, 2012 at 9:42:00 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 13, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 33° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.46 meters/second, 1535.3 km/hour, 954.0 miles/hour or 829.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.2"953.54 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth953.53 mi
24 hours0° 07' 10.3"7.61 miEast0° 03' 32.2"4.06 miSouth8.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 33° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.06 meters/second, 1494.2 km/hour, 928.5 miles/hour or 806.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 21.6"15.47 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.47 mi
1 hour14° 21' 37.8"928.17 miWest0° 01' 03.0"1.20 miNorth928.22 mi
24 hours15° 11' 05.5"981.41 miEast1° 08' 28.1"78.50 miNorth988.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaputoThu 11:42 AM313 km194 miles169 nmSouth S
NelspruitThu 11:42 AM332 km206 miles179 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneThu 11:42 AM379 km235 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneThu 11:42 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManziniThu 11:42 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BeiraThu 11:42 AM412 km256 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MasvingoThu 11:42 AM416 km259 miles225 nmNorthwest NW
Big BendThu 11:42 AM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareThu 11:42 AM468 km291 miles253 nmNorth N
GweruThu 11:42 AM535 km332 miles289 nmNorthwest NW

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