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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° 32' 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"980.23 miwest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 minorth980.26 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: 175° 50' 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"942.36 miwest0° 02' 48.2"3.22 misouth942.51 mi
24 hours11° 40' 55.8"758.70 mieast1° 33' 18.2"106.96 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
BeiraThu 11:42 AM294 km183 miles159 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreThu 11:42 AM456 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaThu 11:42 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareThu 11:42 AM513 km319 miles277 nmWest W
LilongweThu 11:42 AM695 km432 miles375 nmNorthwest NW
HarareThu 11:42 AM700 km435 miles378 nmWest W
MasvingoThu 11:42 AM711 km442 miles384 nmWest W
ChipataThu 11:42 AM800 km497 miles432 nmNorthwest NW
GweruThu 11:42 AM812 km505 miles438 nmWest W
MaputoThu 11:42 AM913 km568 miles493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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