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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 9:52:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 35° 02' 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"980.24 miWest0° 00' 36.3"0.70 miNorth980.27 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.7"3.76 miEast0° 14' 44.6"16.90 miNorth17.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 178° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.43 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' 42.4"942.41 miWest0° 02' 49.3"3.23 miSouth942.55 mi
24 hours11° 40' 53.5"758.70 miEast1° 33' 40.5"107.39 miSouth769.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraThu 11:52 AM82 km51 miles44 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareThu 11:52 AM250 km156 miles135 nmWest W
BlantyreThu 11:52 AM368 km229 miles199 nmNorth N
ChitungwizaThu 11:52 AM438 km272 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareThu 11:52 AM444 km276 miles240 nmWest-northwest WNW
MasvingoThu 11:52 AM453 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruThu 11:52 AM550 km342 miles297 nmWest W
LilongweThu 11:52 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaThu 11:52 AM631 km392 miles341 nmNortheast NE
ChipataThu 11:52 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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