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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, December 13, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 32° 49' 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"953.61 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth953.60 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° 36' 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"15.48 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 37.8"928.24 miwest0° 01' 03.2"1.21 minorth928.29 mi
24 hours15° 11' 04.3"981.46 mieast1° 08' 32.1"78.58 minorth988.25 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 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth S
NelspruitThu 11:42 AM314 km195 miles170 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneThu 11:42 AM351 km218 miles190 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneThu 11:42 AM386 km240 miles209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManziniThu 11:42 AM395 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasvingoThu 11:42 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Big BendThu 11:42 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BeiraThu 11:42 AM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareThu 11:42 AM466 km289 miles252 nmNorth N
GweruThu 11:42 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorthwest NW
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