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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 37' South
Longitude: 27° 52' 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"983.27 miwest0° 00' 38.1"0.73 minorth983.30 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 07' North
Longitude: 162° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.53 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"965.15 miwest0° 07' 07.5"8.17 misouth965.47 mi
24 hours11° 23' 23.3"757.04 mieast3° 11' 38.3"219.61 misouth793.69 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 PM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FrancistownSat 12:20 PM286 km178 miles154 nmSouth S
HarareSat 12:20 PM347 km216 miles188 nmEast-northeast ENE
LusakaSat 12:20 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth N
MutareSat 12:20 PM507 km315 miles274 nmEast E
NdolaSat 12:20 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
KitweSat 12:20 PM644 km400 miles347 nmNorth N
MolepololeSat 12:20 PM686 km426 miles371 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GaboroneSat 12:20 PM699 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BeiraSat 12:20 PM745 km463 miles402 nmEast-southeast ESE
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