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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 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 25° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.32 meters/second, 1585.2 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' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.6"984.76 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 minorth984.79 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.3"3.11 mieast0° 15' 46.0"18.07 minorth18.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 54' North, Longitude: 153° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 44.5"979.74 miwest0° 08' 52.2"10.16 misouth980.08 mi
24 hours11° 14' 16.3"757.84 mieast3° 49' 14.6"262.63 misouth806.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FrancistownSun 12:30 PM381 km237 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoSun 12:30 PM388 km241 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonguSun 12:30 PM419 km260 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
LusakaSun 12:30 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNortheast NE
GweruSun 12:30 PM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweSun 12:30 PM540 km336 miles292 nmNortheast NE
HarareSun 12:30 PM599 km372 miles323 nmEast E
MasvingoSun 12:30 PM600 km373 miles324 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rundu *Sun 12:30 PM600 km373 miles324 nmWest W
MolepololeSun 12:30 PM670 km416 miles362 nmSouth S
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