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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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 47' South
Longitude: 32° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.73 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"1019.40 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.43 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.1"1.97 miwest0° 21' 40.9"24.84 minorth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 15' North
Longitude: 148° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.23 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.3 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' 02.0"0.04 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"942.03 miwest0° 02' 00.0"2.29 misouth942.13 mi
24 hours11° 38' 49.3"756.04 mieast1° 13' 55.1"84.75 misouth763.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuWed 12:02 PM167 km104 miles90 nmEast-southeast ESE
KarongaWed 12:02 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNortheast NE
KasamaWed 12:02 PM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbeyaWed 1:02 PM226 km140 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChipataWed 12:02 PM316 km197 miles171 nmSouth S
LilongweWed 12:02 PM375 km233 miles202 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaWed 12:02 PM501 km311 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweWed 12:02 PM533 km331 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
LubumbashiWed 12:02 PM573 km356 miles309 nmWest W
BlantyreWed 12:02 PM609 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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