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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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 15' South, Longitude: 39° 39' 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"953.13 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.16 minorth953.14 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: 141° 01' 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' 49.4"944.25 miwest0° 03' 31.6"4.05 misouth944.43 mi
24 hours11° 35' 52.9"754.64 mieast1° 49' 55.8"126.03 misouth769.24 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 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast E
BeiraFri 11:22 AM626 km389 miles338 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoFri 11:22 AM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntsirabeFri 12:22 PM851 km529 miles459 nmEast-northeast ENE
Big BendFri 11:22 AM872 km542 miles471 nmWest-southwest WSW
NampulaFri 11:22 AM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth N
ManziniFri 11:22 AM910 km565 miles491 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbabaneFri 11:22 AM926 km575 miles500 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 12:22 PM947 km589 miles511 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoFri 11:22 AM978 km608 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
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