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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 10:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
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
MzuzuWed 12:12 PM429 km266 miles232 nmEast E
LilongweWed 12:12 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSoutheast SE
LusakaWed 12:12 PM551 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HarareWed 12:12 PM786 km488 miles424 nmSouth S
DodomaWed 1:12 PM799 km497 miles432 nmNortheast NE
GitegaWed 12:12 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth N
BujumburaWed 12:12 PM825 km513 miles445 nmNorth N
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