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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 39° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.63 meters/second, 1589.9 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.6"987.64 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 minorth987.67 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.6"2.68 mieast0° 16' 23.9"18.80 minorth18.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 09:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 58' North, Longitude: 117° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.5"1001.66 miwest0° 11' 07.0"12.73 misouth1001.88 mi
24 hours11° 11' 06.6"770.79 mieast4° 33' 04.0"312.71 misouth833.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaTue 11:36 AM301 km187 miles162 nmNorth N
BlantyreTue 11:36 AM509 km317 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraTue 11:36 AM519 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweTue 11:36 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniTue 12:36 PM779 km484 miles420 nmNortheast NE
MoroniTue 12:36 PM803 km499 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduTue 12:36 PM834 km518 miles450 nmNortheast NE
AntsirabeTue 12:36 PM846 km526 miles457 nmEast-southeast ESE
MamoutzouTue 12:36 PM848 km527 miles458 nmNortheast NE
ChipataTue 11:36 AM849 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
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