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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° 35' 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"990.43 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.46 mi
24 hours0° 02' 07.1"2.33 mieast0° 16' 57.9"19.45 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° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.56 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' 25.3"980.97 miwest0° 10' 43.1"12.28 minorth981.33 mi
24 hours13° 33' 04.0"921.63 mieast4° 31' 44.9"311.27 minorth978.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguFri 12:30 PM347 km216 miles187 nmNorthwest NW
LusakaFri 12:30 PM358 km223 miles194 nmNortheast NE
MaunFri 12:30 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSouthwest SW
KabweFri 12:30 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNortheast NE
BulawayoFri 12:30 PM445 km276 miles240 nmSoutheast SE
FrancistownFri 12:30 PM471 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GweruFri 12:30 PM505 km314 miles273 nmEast-southeast ESE
SeroweFri 12:30 PM571 km355 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KitweFri 12:30 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HarareFri 12:30 PM583 km362 miles315 nmEast E
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