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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 10:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 29° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.35 meters/second, 1578.1 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"980.33 miwest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 minorth980.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.6"3.75 mieast0° 14' 44.9"16.91 minorth17.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 08' North, Longitude: 176° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.47 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 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' 42.5"942.57 miwest0° 02' 51.2"3.27 misouth942.72 mi
24 hours348° 19' 11.0"758.74 miwest1° 34' 27.7"108.30 misouth770.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GweruThu 12:12 PM38 km24 miles21 nmSouth S
MasvingoThu 12:12 PM155 km96 miles84 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoThu 12:12 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouthwest SW
HarareThu 12:12 PM197 km122 miles106 nmNortheast NE
MutareThu 12:12 PM306 km190 miles165 nmEast E
FrancistownThu 12:12 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaThu 12:12 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SeroweThu 12:12 PM482 km300 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneThu 12:12 PM531 km330 miles286 nmSouth S
KabweThu 12:12 PM535 km332 miles289 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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