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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 Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 09' South
Longitude: 32° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.17 meters/second, 1638.6 km/hour, 1018.2 miles/hour or 884.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.97 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.97 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.6"1018.16 miwest0° 00' 53.6"1.02 minorth1018.18 mi
24 hours0° 01' 34.2"1.78 miwest0° 21' 31.0"24.65 minorth24.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' North
Longitude: 136° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"940.10 miwest0° 00' 17.4"0.33 minorth940.09 mi
24 hours11° 39' 47.0"755.50 mieast0° 19' 23.0"22.22 misouth756.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuTue 12:02 PM150 km93 miles81 nmEast-southeast ESE
LilongweTue 12:02 PM336 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaTue 12:02 PM485 km302 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweTue 12:02 PM520 km323 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
LubumbashiTue 12:02 PM570 km354 miles308 nmWest W
BlantyreTue 12:02 PM572 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaTue 1:02 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LusakaTue 12:02 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
HarareTue 12:02 PM760 km472 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NampulaTue 12:02 PM838 km521 miles453 nmEast-southeast ESE
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