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Day and Night World Map

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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 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 50' South
Longitude: 34° 01' 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"987.73 miwest0° 00' 40.5"0.78 minorth987.76 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 54' North
Longitude: 122° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.87 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.9 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' 07.4"1001.83 miwest0° 11' 07.6"12.74 misouth1002.04 mi
24 hours11° 11' 11.7"771.02 mieast4° 33' 14.0"312.92 misouth833.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutareTue 11:56 AM191 km119 miles103 nmSouthwest SW
BeiraTue 11:56 AM238 km148 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BlantyreTue 11:56 AM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareTue 11:56 AM314 km195 miles169 nmWest W
MasvingoTue 11:56 AM417 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
LilongweTue 11:56 AM426 km265 miles230 nmNorth N
GweruTue 11:56 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
ChipataTue 11:56 AM486 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BulawayoTue 11:56 AM627 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
NampulaTue 11:56 AM636 km395 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
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