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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 09:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 34' South, Longitude: 31° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.40 meters/second, 1542.2 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.2"957.96 miwest0° 00' 17.3"0.33 minorth957.98 mi
24 hours0° 06' 36.4"7.04 mieast0° 07' 08.5"8.19 minorth10.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' South, Longitude: 59° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.34 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.45 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.0"987.12 miwest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 misouth986.93 mi
24 hours12° 34' 34.5"856.72 mieast4° 04' 05.6"279.66 misouth895.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PolokwaneSat 11:58 AM263 km163 miles142 nmSouthwest SW
MasvingoSat 11:58 AM287 km178 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NelspruitSat 11:58 AM327 km203 miles177 nmSouth S
MaputoSat 11:58 AM390 km242 miles211 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruSat 11:58 AM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BulawayoSat 11:58 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
MutareSat 11:58 AM413 km256 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbabaneSat 11:58 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
ManziniSat 11:58 AM436 km271 miles235 nmSouth S
FrancistownSat 11:58 AM449 km279 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW
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