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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

UTC time = Wednesday, January 30, 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).

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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 Latitude: 17° 33' South, Longitude: 36° 50' 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"989.16 miWest0° 00' 41.3"0.79 miNorth989.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 14.4"2.46 miEast0° 16' 42.8"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 Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 108° 35' 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"1005.11 miWest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 miSouth1005.21 mi
24 hours11° 21' 46.7"785.97 miEast4° 38' 09.0"318.52 miSouth847.46 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 AM276 km172 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
BeiraWed 11:46 AM328 km204 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
NampulaWed 11:46 AM375 km233 miles202 nmNortheast NE
MutareWed 11:46 AM468 km291 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
LilongweWed 11:46 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
HarareWed 11:46 AM614 km381 miles331 nmWest W
ChitungwizaWed 11:46 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest W
ChipataWed 11:46 AM623 km387 miles337 nmNorthwest NW
PembaWed 11:46 AM644 km400 miles348 nmNortheast NE
MasvingoWed 11:46 AM691 km429 miles373 nmWest-southwest WSW

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