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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 = Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:02:00 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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 32° 36' 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"981.71 miWest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 miNorth981.74 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: 168° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.61 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' 55.8"951.80 miWest0° 05' 04.2"5.81 miSouth952.05 mi
24 hours11° 33' 24.5"757.87 miEast2° 25' 32.1"166.81 miSouth781.02 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 PM14 km9 miles8 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChitungwizaFri 12:02 PM189 km117 miles102 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareFri 12:02 PM200 km124 miles108 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoFri 12:02 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraFri 12:02 PM259 km161 miles140 nmEast-southeast ESE
GweruFri 12:02 PM299 km186 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
BlantyreFri 12:02 PM427 km265 miles230 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoFri 12:02 PM444 km276 miles240 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweFri 12:02 PM555 km345 miles299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChipataFri 12:02 PM578 km359 miles312 nmNorth N

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