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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 10:20:00 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 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' South, Longitude: 28° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.66 meters/second, 1582.8 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' 52.1"983.20 miWest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 miNorth983.23 mi
24 hours0° 03' 02.4"3.32 miEast0° 15' 26.0"17.69 miNorth18.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 161° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.52 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.09 miWest0° 00' 07.1"0.14 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 19.2"965.07 miWest0° 07' 07.4"8.17 miSouth965.39 mi
24 hours11° 23' 23.6"756.98 miEast3° 11' 36.3"219.55 miSouth793.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BulawayoSat 12:20 PM177 km110 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruSat 12:20 PM199 km124 miles107 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancistownSat 12:20 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChitungwizaSat 12:20 PM314 km195 miles170 nmEast-northeast ENE
HarareSat 12:20 PM319 km198 miles172 nmEast-northeast ENE
MasvingoSat 12:20 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaSat 12:20 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth N
SeroweSat 12:20 PM444 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KabweSat 12:20 PM462 km287 miles250 nmNorth N
MutareSat 12:20 PM477 km297 miles258 nmEast E

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