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Day and Night World Map

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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, February 14, 2013 at 10:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 53' South
Longitude: 24° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.24 meters/second, 1628.1 km/hour, 1011.6 miles/hour or 879.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.4"1011.56 miwest0° 00' 51.2"0.98 minorth1011.59 mi
24 hours0° 00' 41.1"0.77 miwest0° 20' 35.3"23.59 minorth23.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 10:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 29' North
Longitude: 71° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.25 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 31' 50.5"991.45 miwest0° 10' 00.2"11.46 minorth991.28 mi
24 hours11° 15' 10.9"767.84 mieast3° 43' 10.5"255.68 minorth804.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonguThu 12:34 PM318 km197 miles171 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubumbashiThu 12:34 PM325 km202 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
KitweThu 12:34 PM375 km233 miles202 nmEast E
NdolaThu 12:34 PM419 km261 miles226 nmEast E
KabweThu 12:34 PM435 km270 miles235 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaThu 12:34 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaThu 11:34 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
LucapaThu 11:34 AM661 km411 miles357 nmNorthwest NW
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:34 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
KasamaThu 12:34 PM760 km472 miles410 nmEast-northeast ENE
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