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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 = Wednesday, January 8, 2014 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 Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 13' South, Longitude: 36° 40' 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"960.29 miWest0° 00' 20.4"0.39 miNorth960.31 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: 126° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.99 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"16.51 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.5"990.80 miWest0° 09' 35.8"10.99 miNorth990.64 mi
24 hours11° 36' 26.7"792.33 miEast3° 33' 03.4"244.07 miNorth824.73 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 AM326 km202 miles176 nmNorthwest NW
MutareWed 11:40 AM551 km342 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
MaputoWed 11:40 AM588 km365 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
MasvingoWed 11:40 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
NelspruitWed 11:40 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
Big BendWed 11:40 AM698 km433 miles377 nmSouthwest SW
ManziniWed 11:40 AM716 km445 miles386 nmSouthwest SW
MbabaneWed 11:40 AM722 km448 miles390 nmSouthwest SW
PolokwaneWed 11:40 AM761 km473 miles411 nmWest-southwest WSW
HarareWed 11:40 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW

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