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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 58' South, Longitude: 34° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.14 meters/second, 1537.7 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"955.06 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 minorth955.07 mi
24 hours0° 06' 59.5"7.43 mieast0° 05' 20.0"6.12 minorth9.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 03' North, Longitude: 101° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.30 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.3"995.99 miwest0° 10' 25.2"11.94 misouth996.27 mi
24 hours10° 59' 00.5"752.27 mieast4° 20' 17.2"298.10 misouth812.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraTue 11:46 AM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth N
MaputoTue 11:46 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NelspruitTue 11:46 AM445 km277 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
MutareTue 11:46 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoTue 11:46 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
Big BendTue 11:46 AM492 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManziniTue 11:46 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouthwest SW
MbabaneTue 11:46 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneTue 11:46 AM516 km321 miles279 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruTue 11:46 AM616 km383 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
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