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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 = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:30:00 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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 25° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.17 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.48 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.84 miWest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 miNorth988.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 19.3"2.55 miEast0° 16' 39.4"19.09 miNorth19.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 26' South, Longitude: 17° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.35 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.9"16.08 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 24' 03.6"964.73 miWest0° 08' 41.2"9.96 miNorth965.09 mi
24 hours14° 07' 25.6"946.16 miEast3° 53' 38.9"267.69 miNorth990.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaThu 12:30 PM358 km222 miles193 nmNortheast NE
MaunThu 12:30 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
MonguThu 12:30 PM386 km240 miles209 nmNorthwest NW
BulawayoThu 12:30 PM405 km251 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 12:30 PM432 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KabweThu 12:30 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNortheast NE
GweruThu 12:30 PM468 km291 miles253 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweThu 12:30 PM536 km333 miles290 nmSouth S
HarareThu 12:30 PM555 km345 miles300 nmEast E
ChitungwizaThu 12:30 PM556 km346 miles300 nmEast E

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