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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 = Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:02:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' South, Longitude: 32° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.71 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"978.81 miWest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 miNorth978.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 38.6"3.97 miEast0° 14' 23.8"16.51 miNorth16.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 167° 36' 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' 43.1"938.48 miWest0° 00' 30.9"0.59 miSouth938.50 mi
24 hours11° 43' 23.6"758.22 miEast0° 39' 07.7"44.86 miSouth761.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareWed 12:02 PM46 km29 miles25 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MasvingoWed 12:02 PM190 km118 miles102 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChitungwizaWed 12:02 PM212 km132 miles115 nmNorthwest NW
HarareWed 12:02 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraWed 12:02 PM253 km157 miles137 nmEast-southeast ESE
GweruWed 12:02 PM279 km174 miles151 nmWest W
BulawayoWed 12:02 PM417 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreWed 12:02 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE
FrancistownWed 12:02 PM556 km346 miles300 nmWest-southwest WSW
PolokwaneWed 12:02 PM592 km368 miles320 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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