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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 = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 9:32:00 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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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: 40° 02' 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"980.22 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 miNorth980.25 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° 25' 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"942.31 miWest0° 02' 47.2"3.20 miSouth942.46 mi
24 hours11° 40' 58.0"758.70 miEast1° 32' 55.7"106.54 miSouth769.76 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 AM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth N
BeiraThu 11:32 AM551 km343 miles298 nmWest W
ToliaraThu 12:32 PM602 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
BlantyreThu 11:32 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
PembaThu 11:32 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth N
AntsirabeThu 12:32 PM739 km459 miles399 nmEast E
AntananarivoThu 12:32 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast E
FomboniThu 12:32 PM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LilongweThu 11:32 AM877 km545 miles473 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniThu 12:32 PM892 km554 miles481 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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