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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 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 36° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.64 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' 53.7"987.72 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 minorth987.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.4"2.68 mieast0° 16' 24.1"18.80 minorth18.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 56' North, Longitude: 120° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.5"1001.78 miwest0° 11' 07.3"12.74 misouth1002.00 mi
24 hours11° 11' 09.3"770.94 mieast4° 33' 09.3"312.83 misouth833.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BlantyreTue 11:46 AM277 km172 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraTue 11:46 AM283 km176 miles153 nmSouthwest SW
NampulaTue 11:46 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
MutareTue 11:46 AM426 km265 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweTue 11:46 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNorthwest NW
HarareTue 11:46 AM579 km360 miles313 nmWest W
ChipataTue 11:46 AM621 km386 miles335 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoTue 11:46 AM647 km402 miles349 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruTue 11:46 AM729 km453 miles393 nmWest-southwest WSW
LusakaTue 11:46 AM918 km570 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
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