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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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 32° 19' 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"981.78 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 minorth981.81 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.6"3.54 mieast0° 15' 05.5"17.30 minorth17.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 169° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.62 meters/second, 1532.2 km/hour, 952.1 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' 56.0"951.87 miwest0° 05' 04.2"5.81 misouth952.12 mi
24 hours11° 33' 24.0"757.92 mieast2° 25' 34.4"166.86 misouth781.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareFri 12:02 PM38 km24 miles21 nmEast-southeast ESE
HarareFri 12:02 PM176 km110 miles95 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoFri 12:02 PM205 km127 miles111 nmSouthwest SW
GweruFri 12:02 PM271 km168 miles146 nmWest-southwest WSW
BeiraFri 12:02 PM286 km178 miles154 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoFri 12:02 PM417 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreFri 12:02 PM445 km277 miles240 nmNortheast NE
LilongweFri 12:02 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FrancistownFri 12:02 PM564 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
LusakaFri 12:02 PM574 km357 miles310 nmNorthwest NW
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