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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 52' South
Longitude: 37° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.99 meters/second, 1580.3 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.37 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.6"981.76 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 minorth981.79 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.7"3.54 mieast0° 15' 05.2"17.30 minorth17.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 36' North
Longitude: 164° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.54 meters/second, 1532.0 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.6"951.71 miwest0° 05' 02.5"5.78 misouth951.96 mi
24 hours11° 33' 31.6"757.93 mieast2° 24' 53.6"166.08 misouth780.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraFri 11:42 AM281 km175 miles152 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreFri 11:42 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaFri 11:42 AM464 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareFri 11:42 AM490 km305 miles265 nmWest W
LilongweFri 11:42 AM659 km410 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
HarareFri 11:42 AM672 km418 miles363 nmWest W
MasvingoFri 11:42 AM693 km431 miles374 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChipataFri 11:42 AM764 km475 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
GweruFri 11:42 AM791 km492 miles427 nmWest W
MaputoFri 11:42 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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