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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 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 11' South, Longitude: 31° 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' 32.1"4.06 misouth8.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 32° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.07 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' 03.8"1.22 minorth928.30 mi
24 hours15° 11' 00.2"981.39 mieast1° 08' 47.0"78.87 minorth988.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PolokwaneThu 11:46 AM253 km157 miles136 nmWest-southwest WSW
NelspruitThu 11:46 AM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaputoThu 11:46 AM318 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MbabaneThu 11:46 AM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth S
MasvingoThu 11:46 AM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManziniThu 11:46 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth S
Big BendThu 11:46 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSouth S
GweruThu 11:46 AM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PretoriaThu 11:46 AM464 km288 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
BulawayoThu 11:46 AM473 km294 miles256 nmNorthwest NW
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