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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 = Monday, January 28, 2013 at 9:46:00 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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 36° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.97 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.44 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.2"986.14 miWest0° 00' 39.8"0.76 miNorth986.17 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.6"2.90 miEast0° 16' 04.8"18.43 miNorth18.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' North, Longitude: 130° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.3 km/hour, 992.5 miles/hour or 862.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.6"992.41 miWest0° 10' 11.2"11.67 miSouth992.71 mi
24 hours11° 09' 24.6"761.83 miEast4° 16' 08.7"293.36 miSouth819.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraMon 11:46 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
BlantyreMon 11:46 AM316 km196 miles171 nmNorthwest NW
NampulaMon 11:46 AM426 km264 miles230 nmNortheast NE
MutareMon 11:46 AM442 km275 miles239 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweMon 11:46 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
ChitungwizaMon 11:46 AM603 km375 miles326 nmWest W
HarareMon 11:46 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest W
MasvingoMon 11:46 AM659 km410 miles356 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChipataMon 11:46 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorthwest NW
GweruMon 11:46 AM746 km463 miles403 nmWest-southwest WSW

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