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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

UTC time = Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:02:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 10° 47' South, Longitude: 32° 56' 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"1019.33 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.35 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.1"1.97 miWest0° 21' 40.9"24.84 miNorth24.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 148° 37' 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"15.70 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"941.96 miWest0° 01' 59.8"2.29 miSouth942.07 mi
24 hours11° 38' 49.3"755.99 miEast1° 13' 52.7"84.70 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 12:02 PM140 km87 miles76 nmEast-southeast ESE
KarongaWed 12:02 PM144 km90 miles78 nmNortheast NE
KasamaWed 12:02 PM200 km124 miles108 nmWest-northwest WNW
MbeyaWed 1:02 PM216 km134 miles117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChipataWed 12:02 PM318 km197 miles172 nmSouth S
LilongweWed 12:02 PM366 km227 miles198 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaWed 12:02 PM528 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweWed 12:02 PM560 km348 miles303 nmWest-southwest WSW
DodomaWed 1:02 PM597 km371 miles322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BlantyreWed 12:02 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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