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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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' South, Longitude: 25° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.46 meters/second, 1571.3 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"976.09 miwest0° 00' 33.8"0.65 minorth976.12 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.2"4.38 mieast0° 13' 41.1"15.69 minorth16.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 23' North, Longitude: 137° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.82 meters/second, 1525.8 km/hour, 948.1 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"947.83 miwest0° 03' 56.5"4.52 minorth947.65 mi
24 hours11° 31' 41.1"752.44 mieast1° 09' 38.0"79.84 minorth753.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownMon 12:30 PM296 km184 miles160 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoMon 12:30 PM370 km230 miles200 nmEast E
GweruMon 12:30 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast E
MolepololeMon 12:30 PM511 km317 miles276 nmSouth S
MonguMon 12:30 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GaboroneMon 12:30 PM543 km338 miles293 nmSouth S
LusakaMon 12:30 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Mon 12:30 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasvingoMon 12:30 PM604 km376 miles326 nmEast E
PolokwaneMon 12:30 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
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