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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 49' South
Longitude: 37° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.44 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.27 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.7"976.04 miwest0° 00' 33.7"0.64 minorth976.07 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.7"4.39 mieast0° 13' 40.4"15.68 minorth16.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 19' North
Longitude: 149° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.98 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.7"948.17 miwest0° 04' 01.0"4.60 minorth947.99 mi
24 hours11° 31' 19.3"752.30 mieast1° 11' 27.6"81.93 minorth753.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraMon 11:40 AM286 km177 miles154 nmWest W
BlantyreMon 11:40 AM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareMon 11:40 AM523 km325 miles283 nmWest W
NampulaMon 11:40 AM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareMon 11:40 AM721 km448 miles389 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweMon 11:40 AM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaputoMon 11:40 AM851 km529 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
Big BendMon 11:40 AM963 km598 miles520 nmSouthwest SW
ManziniMon 11:40 AM973 km605 miles525 nmSouthwest SW
MbabaneMon 11:40 AM975 km606 miles527 nmSouthwest SW
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