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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 09:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 37° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.34 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"980.30 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 minorth980.33 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.8"3.76 mieast0° 14' 44.6"16.90 minorth17.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 176° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.41 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 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"942.43 miwest0° 02' 48.4"3.22 misouth942.58 mi
24 hours11° 40' 55.5"758.75 mieast1° 33' 20.6"107.02 misouth769.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraThu 11:42 AM266 km165 miles144 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreThu 11:42 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareThu 11:42 AM484 km301 miles261 nmWest W
NampulaThu 11:42 AM492 km305 miles265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareThu 11:42 AM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweThu 11:42 AM678 km422 miles366 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasvingoThu 11:42 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest W
ChipataThu 11:42 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNorthwest NW
GweruThu 11:42 AM783 km486 miles423 nmWest W
MaputoThu 11:42 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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