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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 09:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 33° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.44 meters/second, 1614.4 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.2"1003.00 miwest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 misouth1002.97 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miwest0° 18' 46.8"21.52 misouth21.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 09:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 52' South, Longitude: 18° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.71 meters/second, 1583.0 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 28' 33.9"983.48 miwest0° 09' 42.1"11.12 misouth983.28 mi
24 hours12° 54' 54.3"877.45 mieast3° 35' 45.9"247.22 misouth905.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LilongweSat 11:30 AM119 km74 miles64 nmNortheast NE
ChipataSat 11:30 AM143 km89 miles77 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BlantyreSat 11:30 AM227 km141 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZombaSat 11:30 AM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-southeast ESE
MzuzuSat 11:30 AM388 km241 miles209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareSat 11:30 AM397 km247 miles214 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MutareSat 11:30 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth S
KabweSat 11:30 AM505 km314 miles273 nmWest W
LusakaSat 11:30 AM524 km326 miles283 nmWest W
NdolaSat 11:30 AM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
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