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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 10:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' South, Longitude: 30° 09' 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"1019.41 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.43 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.2"1.97 miwest0° 21' 41.0"24.84 minorth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 145° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.25 meters/second, 1516.5 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"942.06 miwest0° 02' 00.9"2.31 misouth942.17 mi
24 hours11° 38' 48.0"756.04 mieast1° 14' 17.5"85.18 misouth763.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaWed 12:12 PM129 km80 miles70 nmEast-northeast ENE
NdolaWed 12:12 PM294 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiWed 12:12 PM307 km191 miles166 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweWed 12:12 PM308 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
ChipataWed 12:12 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
MbeyaWed 1:12 PM417 km259 miles225 nmEast-northeast ENE
KarongaWed 12:12 PM424 km264 miles229 nmEast-northeast ENE
MzuzuWed 12:12 PM429 km266 miles232 nmEast E
KabweWed 12:12 PM445 km277 miles240 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LilongweWed 12:12 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
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