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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 10:12:00 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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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° 26' 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"1019.34 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.36 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: 146° 12' 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"15.70 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"941.99 miWest0° 02' 00.7"2.31 miSouth942.10 mi
24 hours11° 38' 48.1"755.99 miEast1° 14' 15.1"85.12 miSouth763.69 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 PM103 km64 miles56 nmNortheast NE
NdolaWed 12:12 PM312 km194 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
KitweWed 12:12 PM329 km205 miles178 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiWed 12:12 PM336 km209 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbeyaWed 1:12 PM391 km243 miles211 nmEast-northeast ENE
KarongaWed 12:12 PM395 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChipataWed 12:12 PM398 km247 miles215 nmSoutheast SE
MzuzuWed 12:12 PM399 km248 miles215 nmEast E
KabweWed 12:12 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LilongweWed 12:12 PM508 km315 miles274 nmSoutheast SE

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