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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 39° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.33 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.1"980.29 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 minorth980.32 mi
24 hours0° 03' 27.0"3.76 mieast0° 14' 44.4"16.90 minorth17.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 173° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.39 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.2"942.38 miwest0° 02' 47.5"3.20 misouth942.53 mi
24 hours11° 40' 57.6"758.75 mieast1° 32' 58.3"106.59 misouth769.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaThu 11:32 AM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth N
BeiraThu 11:32 AM522 km325 miles282 nmWest W
ToliaraThu 12:32 PM620 km385 miles335 nmSoutheast SE
BlantyreThu 11:32 AM625 km388 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
AntsirabeThu 12:32 PM768 km477 miles415 nmEast E
AntananarivoThu 12:32 PM818 km508 miles441 nmEast E
LilongweThu 11:32 AM854 km531 miles461 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniThu 12:32 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MamoutzouThu 12:32 PM914 km568 miles493 nmNortheast NE
MutsamuduThu 12:32 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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