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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 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 32° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.35 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.6 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"980.25 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 minorth980.28 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.6"3.75 mieast0° 14' 44.8"16.91 minorth17.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 179° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.45 meters/second, 1517.2 km/hour, 942.8 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"942.46 miwest0° 02' 50.2"3.25 misouth942.60 mi
24 hours348° 19' 08.6"758.69 miwest1° 34' 02.9"107.82 misouth769.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareThu 12:02 PM20 km12 miles11 nmNortheast NE
ChitungwizaThu 12:02 PM199 km124 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoThu 12:02 PM208 km129 miles112 nmWest-southwest WSW
HarareThu 12:02 PM212 km132 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraThu 12:02 PM254 km158 miles137 nmEast-southeast ESE
GweruThu 12:02 PM288 km179 miles156 nmWest W
BulawayoThu 12:02 PM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreThu 12:02 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
FrancistownThu 12:02 PM573 km356 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweThu 12:02 PM582 km362 miles314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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