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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' South, Longitude: 25° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.84 meters/second, 1594.2 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"990.36 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.39 mi
24 hours0° 02' 07.1"2.33 mieast0° 16' 57.9"19.44 minorth19.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' South, Longitude: 31° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.55 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.35 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 minorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 25' 25.2"980.89 miwest0° 10' 43.0"12.28 minorth981.25 mi
24 hours13° 33' 05.6"921.59 mieast4° 31' 43.6"311.23 minorth978.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LusakaFri 12:30 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNortheast NE
MonguFri 12:30 PM370 km230 miles200 nmNorthwest NW
MaunFri 12:30 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
KabweFri 12:30 PM424 km263 miles229 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoFri 12:30 PM424 km263 miles229 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownFri 12:30 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruFri 12:30 PM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
HarareFri 12:30 PM554 km344 miles299 nmEast E
ChitungwizaFri 12:30 PM556 km345 miles300 nmEast E
KitweFri 12:30 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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