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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 10:22:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 52' South, Longitude: 27° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.00 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.4 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' 51.7"981.73 miWest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 miNorth981.76 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.4"3.54 miEast0° 15' 05.6"17.30 miNorth17.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 33' North, Longitude: 173° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.5 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.5 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' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"951.96 miWest0° 05' 05.9"5.84 miSouth952.21 mi
24 hours11° 33' 16.9"757.85 miEast2° 26' 12.9"167.59 miSouth781.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoFri 12:22 PM177 km110 miles95 nmSoutheast SE
GweruFri 12:22 PM243 km151 miles131 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownFri 12:22 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth S
MasvingoFri 12:22 PM366 km227 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChitungwizaFri 12:22 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
HarareFri 12:22 PM383 km238 miles207 nmEast-northeast ENE
LusakaFri 12:22 PM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth N
SeroweFri 12:22 PM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaunFri 12:22 PM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
KabweFri 12:22 PM498 km309 miles269 nmNorth N

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