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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 9:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' South, Longitude: 35° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 455.72 meters/second, 1640.6 kilometres/hour, 1019.4 miles/hour or 885.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1019.32 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.35 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.0"1.97 miWest0° 21' 40.8"24.84 miNorth24.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 151° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 421.22 meters/second, 1516.4 kilometres/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.70 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"941.93 miWest0° 01' 58.9"2.27 miSouth942.03 mi
24 hours11° 38' 50.6"755.98 miEast1° 13' 30.2"84.27 miSouth763.56 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuWed 11:52 AM171 km107 miles93 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarongaWed 11:52 AM189 km118 miles102 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbeyaWed 12:52 PM301 km187 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweWed 11:52 AM397 km247 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChipataWed 11:52 AM438 km272 miles236 nmSouthwest SW
KasamaWed 11:52 AM468 km291 miles253 nmWest W
ZombaWed 11:52 AM510 km317 miles276 nmSouth S
DodomaWed 12:52 PM512 km318 miles276 nmNorth N
BlantyreWed 11:52 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth S
PembaWed 11:52 AM604 km375 miles326 nmEast-southeast ESE

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