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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 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 34° 42' 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"978.87 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.7"3.97 mieast0° 14' 23.6"16.50 minorth16.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 169° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 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' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.2"938.54 miwest0° 00' 30.0"0.57 misouth938.56 mi
24 hours348° 16' 36.4"758.26 miwest0° 38' 47.0"44.47 misouth761.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraWed 11:52 AM55 km34 miles30 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutareWed 11:52 AM218 km136 miles118 nmWest W
BlantyreWed 11:52 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth N
MasvingoWed 11:52 AM413 km256 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
HarareWed 11:52 AM420 km261 miles227 nmWest-northwest WNW
GweruWed 11:52 AM513 km318 miles277 nmWest W
LilongweWed 11:52 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth N
BulawayoWed 11:52 AM647 km402 miles349 nmWest W
ChipataWed 11:52 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaWed 11:52 AM675 km420 miles365 nmNortheast NE
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