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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 9:56:00 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 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 50' South, Longitude: 34° 17' 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"987.66 miWest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 miNorth987.69 mi
24 hours0° 02' 26.4"2.68 miEast0° 16' 24.2"18.80 miNorth18.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' North, Longitude: 122° 12' West

The ground speed is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 kilometres/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 07.4"1001.75 miWest0° 11' 07.6"12.74 miSouth1001.97 mi
24 hours11° 11' 11.5"770.96 miEast4° 33' 13.4"312.88 miSouth833.71 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
MutareTue 11:56 AM214 km133 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraTue 11:56 AM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BlantyreTue 11:56 AM239 km148 miles129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ZombaTue 11:56 AM291 km181 miles157 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareTue 11:56 AM343 km213 miles185 nmWest W
ChitungwizaTue 11:56 AM344 km213 miles186 nmWest W
LilongweTue 11:56 AM429 km266 miles231 nmNorth N
MasvingoTue 11:56 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataTue 11:56 AM495 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GweruTue 11:56 AM505 km314 miles273 nmWest-southwest WSW

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