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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° 15' 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"980.32 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 minorth980.35 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° 03' 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"942.53 miwest0° 02' 50.3"3.25 misouth942.67 mi
24 hours348° 19' 08.8"758.75 miwest1° 34' 05.4"107.87 misouth770.03 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 PM45 km28 miles24 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoThu 12:02 PM183 km114 miles99 nmSouthwest SW
HarareThu 12:02 PM191 km119 miles103 nmNorthwest NW
GweruThu 12:02 PM259 km161 miles140 nmWest W
BeiraThu 12:02 PM282 km175 miles153 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoThu 12:02 PM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreThu 12:02 PM470 km292 miles254 nmNortheast NE
FrancistownThu 12:02 PM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-southwest WSW
LusakaThu 12:02 PM588 km366 miles318 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweThu 12:02 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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