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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 25° 32' 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"16.49 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.91 miwest0° 00' 41.2"0.79 minorth988.94 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° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.36 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"0.17 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 24' 03.6"964.81 miwest0° 08' 41.4"9.96 minorth965.17 mi
24 hours14° 07' 24.0"946.21 mieast3° 53' 41.3"267.75 minorth990.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaunThu 12:30 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
MonguThu 12:30 PM365 km227 miles197 nmNorthwest NW
LusakaThu 12:30 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoThu 12:30 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownThu 12:30 PM445 km276 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KabweThu 12:30 PM469 km292 miles253 nmNortheast NE
GweruThu 12:30 PM495 km308 miles267 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweThu 12:30 PM542 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HarareThu 12:30 PM585 km363 miles316 nmEast E
KitweThu 12:30 PM605 km376 miles327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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