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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 29' South
Longitude: 23° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.62 meters/second, 1636.6 km/hour, 1017.0 miles/hour or 883.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.95 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.95 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.3"1016.92 miwest0° 00' 53.2"1.02 minorth1016.95 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.2"1.59 miwest0° 21' 20.9"24.46 minorth24.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 18, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 01' North
Longitude: 115° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.99 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.73 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"943.71 miwest0° 02' 29.4"2.86 minorth943.59 mi
24 hours11° 36' 59.4"755.21 mieast0° 33' 55.4"38.90 minorth754.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiMon 12:40 PM467 km290 miles252 nmEast E
KitweMon 12:40 PM565 km351 miles305 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mbuji-MayiMon 12:40 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth N
NdolaMon 12:40 PM613 km381 miles331 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaMon 12:40 PM701 km435 miles378 nmSoutheast SE
Rundu *Mon 12:40 PM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboMon 11:40 AM825 km513 miles445 nmWest W
HarareMon 12:40 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmSoutheast SE
BujumburaMon 12:40 PM1126 km699 miles608 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 11:40 AM1131 km703 miles611 nmWest-northwest WNW
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