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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 = Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:10:00 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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 30° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.31 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.42 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.6"984.67 miWest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 miNorth984.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.5"3.11 miEast0° 15' 45.7"18.07 miNorth18.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 57' North, Longitude: 147° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.33 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.2"979.46 miWest0° 08' 50.7"10.14 miSouth979.80 mi
24 hours11° 14' 22.9"757.76 miEast3° 48' 45.8"262.06 miSouth806.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChitungwizaSun 12:10 PM54 km34 miles29 nmNortheast NE
HarareSun 12:10 PM69 km43 miles37 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChinhoyiSun 12:10 PM123 km76 miles66 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruSun 12:10 PM153 km95 miles82 nmSouthwest SW
MasvingoSun 12:10 PM190 km118 miles103 nmSouth S
MutareSun 12:10 PM218 km135 miles118 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoSun 12:10 PM298 km185 miles161 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaSun 12:10 PM415 km258 miles224 nmNorthwest NW
FrancistownSun 12:10 PM457 km284 miles247 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraSun 12:10 PM465 km289 miles251 nmEast-southeast ESE

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