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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 = Friday, December 28, 2012 at 9:22:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 39° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.25 meters/second, 1534.5 km/hour, 953.5 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.06 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 miNorth953.07 mi
24 hours0° 07' 15.7"7.70 miEast0° 03' 28.8"3.99 miNorth8.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 140° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"944.17 miWest0° 03' 31.5"4.04 miSouth944.36 mi
24 hours11° 35' 53.2"754.59 miEast1° 49' 53.3"125.97 miSouth769.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ToliaraFri 12:22 PM382 km238 miles206 nmEast E
BeiraFri 11:22 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoFri 11:22 AM804 km500 miles434 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeFri 12:22 PM825 km513 miles446 nmEast-northeast ENE
Big BendFri 11:22 AM897 km558 miles485 nmWest-southwest WSW
NampulaFri 11:22 AM903 km561 miles488 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 12:22 PM924 km574 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManziniFri 11:22 AM936 km581 miles505 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneFri 11:22 AM951 km591 miles514 nmWest-southwest WSW
MasvingoFri 11:22 AM1005 km624 miles543 nmWest-northwest WNW

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