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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 = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 9:36:00 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 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 is currently 441.63 meters/second, 1589.9 kilometres/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.5 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"16.47 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 is currently 447.83 meters/second, 1612.2 kilometres/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.5 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"16.69 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NampulaTue 11:36 AM301 km187 miles162 nmNorth N
ZombaTue 11:36 AM501 km311 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
BlantyreTue 11:36 AM509 km317 miles275 nmWest-northwest WNW
BeiraTue 11:36 AM519 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
PembaTue 11:36 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutareTue 11:36 AM712 km442 miles384 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweTue 11:36 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorthwest NW
ToliaraTue 12:36 PM763 km474 miles412 nmSoutheast SE
FomboniTue 12:36 PM779 km484 miles420 nmNortheast NE
MoroniTue 12:36 PM803 km499 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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