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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 = Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 9:52:00 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 Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 35° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.64 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.39 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"983.17 miWest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 miNorth983.20 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.7"3.33 miEast0° 15' 25.6"17.68 miNorth17.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 155° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.40 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.08 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miSouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 18.7"964.79 miWest0° 07' 05.2"8.12 miSouth965.11 mi
24 hours11° 23' 35.5"756.99 miEast3° 10' 47.7"218.62 miSouth793.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraSat 11:52 AM138 km86 miles75 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareSat 11:52 AM265 km165 miles143 nmWest W
BlantyreSat 11:52 AM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth N
ChitungwizaSat 11:52 AM438 km272 miles237 nmWest W
HarareSat 11:52 AM442 km275 miles239 nmWest W
MasvingoSat 11:52 AM481 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweSat 11:52 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruSat 11:52 AM569 km353 miles307 nmWest W
NampulaSat 11:52 AM585 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
ChipataSat 11:52 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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