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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

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 21' South
Longitude: 23° 25' 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"984.77 miwest0° 00' 39.0"0.75 minorth984.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.2"3.11 mieast0° 15' 46.1"18.08 minorth18.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 53' North
Longitude: 155° 02' 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"979.81 miwest0° 08' 52.7"10.17 misouth980.16 mi
24 hours11° 14' 13.8"757.86 mieast3° 49' 25.6"262.84 misouth807.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguSun 12:38 PM342 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
Rundu *Sun 12:38 PM390 km242 miles210 nmWest W
FrancistownSun 12:38 PM530 km330 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoSun 12:38 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaSun 12:38 PM611 km380 miles330 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruSun 12:38 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweSun 12:38 PM690 km429 miles372 nmNortheast NE
MolepololeSun 12:38 PM704 km438 miles380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MenongueSun 11:38 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-northwest WNW
GaboroneSun 12:38 PM744 km462 miles402 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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