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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, January 25, 2013 at 9:42:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 37° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 438.99 meters/second, 1580.3 kilometres/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"981.69 miWest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 miNorth981.72 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.8"3.54 miEast0° 15' 05.2"17.29 miNorth17.65 mi

Position of the Moon

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

The ground speed is currently 425.54 meters/second, 1531.9 kilometres/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.6"951.64 miWest0° 05' 02.4"5.78 miSouth951.89 mi
24 hours11° 33' 32.1"757.88 miEast2° 24' 51.4"166.03 miSouth780.85 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraFri 11:42 AM308 km192 miles167 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreFri 11:42 AM438 km272 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaFri 11:42 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZombaFri 11:42 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareFri 11:42 AM520 km323 miles281 nmWest W
LilongweFri 11:42 AM677 km421 miles366 nmNorthwest NW
HarareFri 11:42 AM701 km436 miles379 nmWest W
MasvingoFri 11:42 AM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-southwest WSW
PembaFri 11:42 AM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToliaraFri 12:42 PM803 km499 miles433 nmSoutheast SE

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