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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 21' South
Longitude: 32° 12' 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"978.88 miwest0° 00' 35.5"0.68 minorth978.91 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 48' North
Longitude: 167° 20' 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"938.54 miwest0° 00' 31.0"0.59 misouth938.57 mi
24 hours11° 43' 23.7"758.27 mieast0° 39' 10.2"44.91 misouth761.22 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 PM64 km40 miles35 nmNortheast NE
MasvingoWed 12:02 PM164 km102 miles88 nmWest-southwest WSW
HarareWed 12:02 PM208 km129 miles112 nmNorthwest NW
GweruWed 12:02 PM250 km155 miles135 nmWest W
BeiraWed 12:02 PM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoWed 12:02 PM389 km242 miles210 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreWed 12:02 PM495 km307 miles267 nmNortheast NE
FrancistownWed 12:02 PM529 km329 miles286 nmWest-southwest WSW
PolokwaneWed 12:02 PM577 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LusakaWed 12:02 PM602 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
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