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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 = Monday, January 21, 2013 at 9:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 37° 50' 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"975.97 miWest0° 00' 33.7"0.64 miNorth976.00 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 Latitude: 19° 19' North, Longitude: 149° 44' 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"948.11 miWest0° 04' 01.1"4.61 miNorth947.93 mi
24 hours11° 31' 19.0"752.25 miEast1° 11' 30.0"81.97 miNorth753.92 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 AM315 km196 miles170 nmWest W
BlantyreMon 11:40 AM538 km334 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaMon 11:40 AM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareMon 11:40 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest W
MasvingoMon 11:40 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest W
HarareMon 11:40 AM749 km465 miles404 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweMon 11:40 AM777 km483 miles420 nmNorthwest NW
GweruMon 11:40 AM843 km524 miles455 nmWest W
MaputoMon 11:40 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataMon 11:40 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorthwest NW

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