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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 = Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 9:50:00 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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 51' South, Longitude: 28° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.43 meters/second, 1614.3 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"1002.91 miWest0° 00' 47.1"0.90 miSouth1002.88 mi
24 hours0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miWest0° 18' 46.6"21.52 miSouth21.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 55' South, Longitude: 13° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.63 meters/second, 1582.7 km/hour, 983.4 miles/hour or 854.6 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' 32.5"983.22 miWest0° 09' 41.2"11.10 miSouth983.01 mi
24 hours12° 55' 28.0"877.87 miEast3° 35' 15.4"246.62 miSouth906.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KabweSat 11:50 AM46 km29 miles25 nmNorth N
LusakaSat 11:50 AM63 km39 miles34 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdolaSat 11:50 AM209 km130 miles113 nmNorth N
KitweSat 11:50 AM228 km141 miles123 nmNorth N
LubumbashiSat 11:50 AM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarareSat 11:50 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSoutheast SE
ChitungwizaSat 11:50 AM449 km279 miles242 nmSoutheast SE
ChipataSat 11:50 AM477 km297 miles258 nmEast-northeast ENE
GweruSat 11:50 AM531 km330 miles286 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MonguSat 11:50 AM568 km353 miles307 nmWest W

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