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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 areas 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 10:20:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' South, Longitude: 28° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 440.98 meters/second, 1587.5 kilometres/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"986.18 miWest0° 00' 39.8"0.76 miNorth986.21 mi
24 hours0° 02' 38.3"2.89 miEast0° 16' 05.4"18.44 miNorth18.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' North, Longitude: 139° 10' West

The ground speed is currently 443.83 meters/second, 1597.8 kilometres/hour, 992.8 miles/hour or 862.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.55 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 32' 02.9"992.68 miWest0° 10' 12.9"11.70 miSouth992.99 mi
24 hours11° 09' 21.8"761.98 miEast4° 16' 40.6"293.97 miSouth820.30 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChinhoyiMon 12:20 PM222 km138 miles120 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruMon 12:20 PM224 km139 miles121 nmSoutheast SE
BulawayoMon 12:20 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
LusakaMon 12:20 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth N
ChitungwizaMon 12:20 PM297 km185 miles160 nmEast E
HarareMon 12:20 PM298 km185 miles161 nmEast E
FrancistownMon 12:20 PM350 km217 miles189 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasvingoMon 12:20 PM350 km217 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
KabweMon 12:20 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
MutareMon 12:20 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE

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