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

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1019.39 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.42 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.0"1.97 miwest0° 21' 40.8"24.84 minorth24.92 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: 150° 46' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.71 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"942.00 miwest0° 01' 58.9"2.27 misouth942.10 mi
24 hours11° 38' 50.4"756.03 mieast1° 13' 32.6"84.32 misouth763.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuWed 11:52 AM145 km90 miles78 nmWest-southwest WSW
KarongaWed 11:52 AM164 km102 miles88 nmNorthwest NW
MbeyaWed 12:52 PM280 km174 miles151 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweWed 11:52 AM384 km239 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChipataWed 11:52 AM417 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
KasamaWed 11:52 AM437 km272 miles236 nmWest W
DodomaWed 12:52 PM514 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
BlantyreWed 11:52 AM553 km344 miles299 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamWed 12:52 PM632 km393 miles341 nmNortheast NE
NampulaWed 11:52 AM654 km407 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
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