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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 Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 13' South, Longitude: 36° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.46 meters/second, 1546.1 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.2"960.35 miwest0° 00' 20.4"0.39 minorth960.37 mi
24 hours0° 06' 15.5"6.68 mieast0° 08' 20.9"9.57 minorth11.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 19' North, Longitude: 125° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.98 meters/second, 1594.7 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.6"990.87 miwest0° 09' 35.7"10.99 minorth990.70 mi
24 hours11° 36' 26.5"792.37 mieast3° 33' 01.6"244.05 minorth824.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BeiraWed 11:40 AM310 km192 miles167 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MutareWed 11:40 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoWed 11:40 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouthwest SW
MasvingoWed 11:40 AM624 km388 miles337 nmWest-northwest WNW
NelspruitWed 11:40 AM658 km409 miles355 nmSouthwest SW
Big BendWed 11:40 AM678 km422 miles366 nmSouthwest SW
ManziniWed 11:40 AM695 km432 miles375 nmSouthwest SW
MbabaneWed 11:40 AM700 km435 miles378 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneWed 11:40 AM734 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
HarareWed 11:40 AM740 km460 miles400 nmNorthwest NW
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