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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 = Friday, November 1, 2013 at 9:40:00 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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 32' South, Longitude: 30° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.74 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.7"1004.39 miWest0° 00' 47.7"0.91 miSouth1004.36 mi
24 hours0° 00' 14.0"0.26 miWest0° 19' 01.2"21.79 miSouth21.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 48' South, Longitude: 4° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.39 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.1"996.17 miWest0° 10' 35.6"12.13 miSouth996.06 mi
24 hours12° 13' 35.1"839.79 miEast4° 05' 18.1"280.97 miSouth881.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChipataFri 11:40 AM213 km132 miles115 nmEast-northeast ENE
KabweFri 11:40 AM264 km164 miles143 nmWest W
LusakaFri 11:40 AM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdolaFri 11:40 AM300 km187 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweFri 11:40 AM316 km196 miles170 nmEast E
KitweFri 11:40 AM348 km216 miles188 nmWest-northwest WNW
HarareFri 11:40 AM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth S
ChitungwizaFri 11:40 AM384 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
BlantyreFri 11:40 AM462 km287 miles249 nmEast-southeast ESE
KasamaFri 11:40 AM477 km297 miles258 nmNorth N

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