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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 10:12:00 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 10:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 07' South, Longitude: 30° 02' 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"980.26 miWest0° 00' 36.4"0.70 miNorth980.29 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° 54' 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"942.50 miWest0° 02' 51.1"3.27 miSouth942.65 mi
24 hours348° 19' 10.7"758.69 miWest1° 34' 25.3"108.24 miSouth770.04 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 PM44 km28 miles24 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasvingoThu 12:12 PM135 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
ChitungwizaThu 12:12 PM163 km101 miles88 nmNortheast NE
HarareThu 12:12 PM178 km110 miles96 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoThu 12:12 PM191 km119 miles103 nmSouthwest SW
ChinhoyiThu 12:12 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
MutareThu 12:12 PM277 km172 miles149 nmEast E
FrancistownThu 12:12 PM349 km217 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaThu 12:12 PM449 km279 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SeroweThu 12:12 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW

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