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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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 36° 28' 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"986.21 miwest0° 00' 39.8"0.76 minorth986.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.6"2.90 mieast0° 16' 04.8"18.44 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: 131° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.71 meters/second, 1597.4 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"992.49 miwest0° 10' 11.2"11.67 misouth992.79 mi
24 hours11° 09' 24.5"761.89 mieast4° 16' 09.8"293.41 misouth820.04 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 AM257 km160 miles139 nmSouthwest SW
BlantyreMon 11:46 AM299 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareMon 11:46 AM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
NampulaMon 11:46 AM445 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
LilongweMon 11:46 AM538 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarareMon 11:46 AM574 km357 miles310 nmWest W
MasvingoMon 11:46 AM632 km392 miles341 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChipataMon 11:46 AM641 km398 miles346 nmNorthwest NW
GweruMon 11:46 AM717 km445 miles387 nmWest-southwest WSW
LusakaMon 11:46 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
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