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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 Monday, February 18, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
LuenaMon 11:40 AM360 km224 miles194 nmWest W
MonguMon 12:40 PM419 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
LucapaMon 11:40 AM434 km269 miles234 nmNorthwest NW
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
KabweMon 12:40 PM657 km408 miles355 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueMon 11:40 AM692 km430 miles374 nmWest-southwest WSW
LusakaMon 12:40 PM701 km435 miles378 nmSoutheast SE
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