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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 52' South
Longitude: 34° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.99 meters/second, 1580.4 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"981.77 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 minorth981.80 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 35' North
Longitude: 166° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.58 meters/second, 1532.1 km/hour, 952.0 miles/hour or 827.3 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' 55.7"951.79 miwest0° 05' 03.3"5.80 misouth952.04 mi
24 hours11° 33' 27.9"757.92 mieast2° 25' 14.1"166.47 misouth781.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraFri 11:52 AM107 km66 miles58 nmSouth S
MutareFri 11:52 AM227 km141 miles123 nmWest W
BlantyreFri 11:52 AM342 km212 miles185 nmNorth N
HarareFri 11:52 AM414 km257 miles224 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweFri 11:52 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaFri 11:52 AM630 km391 miles340 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoFri 11:52 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-southwest WSW
LusakaFri 11:52 AM793 km493 miles428 nmWest-northwest WNW
FrancistownFri 11:52 AM805 km500 miles435 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaputoFri 11:52 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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