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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 9:46:00 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 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 36° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 441.64 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' 53.7"987.65 miWest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 miNorth987.68 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: 119° 46' West

The ground speed is currently 447.85 meters/second, 1612.3 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"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.5"1001.71 miWest0° 11' 07.3"12.74 miSouth1001.92 mi
24 hours11° 11' 08.9"770.88 miEast4° 33' 08.7"312.80 miSouth833.61 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
BlantyreTue 11:46 AM295 km184 miles160 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraTue 11:46 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouthwest SW
ZombaTue 11:46 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaTue 11:46 AM400 km249 miles216 nmNortheast NE
MutareTue 11:46 AM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweTue 11:46 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNorthwest NW
ChitungwizaTue 11:46 AM608 km378 miles328 nmWest W
HarareTue 11:46 AM608 km378 miles329 nmWest W
ChipataTue 11:46 AM642 km399 miles346 nmNorthwest NW
PembaTue 11:46 AM670 km417 miles362 nmNortheast NE

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