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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 10:38:00 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 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 23° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.33 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"984.70 miWest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 miNorth984.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.2"3.11 miEast0° 15' 46.1"18.07 miNorth18.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 53' North, Longitude: 154° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.06 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 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' 44.6"979.74 miWest0° 08' 52.5"10.17 miSouth980.08 mi
24 hours11° 14' 14.1"757.80 miEast3° 49' 24.1"262.79 miSouth806.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunSun 12:38 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth S
MonguSun 12:38 PM346 km215 miles187 nmNorth N
Rundu *Sun 12:38 PM419 km260 miles226 nmWest W
GhanziSun 12:38 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancistownSun 12:38 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSoutheast SE
SeroweSun 12:38 PM546 km339 miles295 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoSun 12:38 PM551 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaSun 12:38 PM586 km364 miles317 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruSun 12:38 PM656 km408 miles354 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweSun 12:38 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE

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