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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 52' South
Longitude: 27° 19' 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"981.80 miwest0° 00' 37.2"0.71 minorth981.83 mi
24 hours0° 03' 14.4"3.54 mieast0° 15' 05.8"17.31 minorth17.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 33' North
Longitude: 174° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.69 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"952.03 miwest0° 05' 06.0"5.85 misouth952.29 mi
24 hours11° 33' 16.4"757.90 mieast2° 26' 15.1"167.64 misouth781.25 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 PM195 km121 miles106 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownFri 12:22 PM256 km159 miles138 nmSouth S
LusakaFri 12:22 PM395 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareFri 12:22 PM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
MutareFri 12:22 PM563 km350 miles304 nmEast E
MolepololeFri 12:22 PM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GaboroneFri 12:22 PM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdolaFri 12:22 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweFri 12:22 PM677 km421 miles366 nmNorth N
RustenburgFri 12:22 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth S
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