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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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 33' South
Longitude: 36° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.31 meters/second, 1592.3 km/hour, 989.4 miles/hour or 859.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.1"989.23 miwest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 minorth989.26 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.4"2.46 mieast0° 16' 42.9"19.16 minorth19.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 23' North
Longitude: 108° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.37 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.3"1005.18 miwest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 misouth1005.28 mi
24 hours11° 21' 47.5"786.04 mieast4° 38' 08.9"318.55 misouth847.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BlantyreWed 11:46 AM256 km159 miles138 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraWed 11:46 AM310 km193 miles167 nmSouthwest SW
NampulaWed 11:46 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNortheast NE
MutareWed 11:46 AM440 km274 miles238 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweWed 11:46 AM495 km307 miles267 nmNorthwest NW
HarareWed 11:46 AM584 km363 miles316 nmWest W
ChipataWed 11:46 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorthwest NW
MasvingoWed 11:46 AM664 km412 miles358 nmWest-southwest WSW
GweruWed 11:46 AM741 km461 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW
LusakaWed 11:46 AM914 km568 miles494 nmWest-northwest WNW
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