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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 37° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.70 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.32 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.5"978.86 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.89 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.8"3.97 mieast0° 14' 23.6"16.50 minorth16.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 172° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.2"938.53 miwest0° 00' 29.0"0.56 misouth938.55 mi
24 hours348° 16' 36.6"758.26 miwest0° 38' 23.8"44.03 misouth761.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraWed 11:42 AM253 km157 miles137 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreWed 11:42 AM458 km285 miles247 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareWed 11:42 AM479 km298 miles259 nmWest W
NampulaWed 11:42 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareWed 11:42 AM670 km416 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasvingoWed 11:42 AM672 km417 miles363 nmWest W
LilongweWed 11:42 AM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruWed 11:42 AM775 km482 miles418 nmWest W
ChipataWed 11:42 AM797 km495 miles430 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoWed 11:42 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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