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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 = Sunday, November 3, 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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 10' South, Longitude: 30° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.69 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.8"1001.45 miWest0° 00' 46.5"0.89 miSouth1001.42 mi
24 hours0° 00' 10.3"0.19 miEast0° 18' 31.8"21.24 miSouth21.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 29° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.65 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.8 miles/hour or 841.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.13 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.3"967.57 miWest0° 08' 04.2"9.25 miSouth967.32 mi
24 hours13° 36' 40.7"911.67 miEast2° 48' 00.5"192.54 miSouth925.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ChipataSun 11:40 AM253 km157 miles136 nmNortheast NE
KabweSun 11:40 AM275 km171 miles149 nmWest-northwest WNW
LusakaSun 11:40 AM283 km176 miles153 nmWest W
HarareSun 11:40 AM295 km183 miles159 nmSouth S
ChitungwizaSun 11:40 AM314 km195 miles170 nmSouth S
LilongweSun 11:40 AM336 km209 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE
NdolaSun 11:40 AM345 km214 miles186 nmNorthwest NW
KitweSun 11:40 AM390 km242 miles211 nmNorthwest NW
BlantyreSun 11:40 AM446 km277 miles241 nmEast E
MutareSun 11:40 AM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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