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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

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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° 25' 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"984.74 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 minorth984.77 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.5"3.11 mieast0° 15' 45.7"18.07 minorth18.34 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: 148° 15' 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"979.54 miwest0° 08' 50.9"10.14 misouth979.88 mi
24 hours11° 14' 22.6"757.81 mieast3° 48' 47.3"262.11 misouth806.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarareSun 12:10 PM89 km55 miles48 nmNortheast NE
GweruSun 12:10 PM137 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasvingoSun 12:10 PM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MutareSun 12:10 PM246 km153 miles133 nmEast-southeast ESE
BulawayoSun 12:10 PM277 km172 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
LusakaSun 12:10 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNorthwest NW
FrancistownSun 12:10 PM436 km271 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
KabweSun 12:10 PM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BeiraSun 12:10 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-southeast ESE
BlantyreSun 12:10 PM565 km351 miles305 nmEast-northeast ENE
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