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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 10:42:00 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 10:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 47' South, Longitude: 22° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.74 meters/second, 1640.7 km/hour, 1019.5 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' 04.1"1019.36 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.39 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.4"1.97 miWest0° 21' 41.2"24.84 miNorth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 138° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.29 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 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"942.10 miWest0° 02' 03.7"2.36 miSouth942.20 mi
24 hours11° 38' 44.5"756.01 miEast1° 15' 22.1"86.41 miSouth763.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaWed 11:42 AM348 km216 miles188 nmWest-southwest WSW
LucapaWed 11:42 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNorthwest NW
MonguWed 12:42 PM498 km310 miles269 nmSouth S
LubumbashiWed 12:42 PM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:42 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth N
TshikapaWed 12:42 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KitweWed 12:42 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdolaWed 12:42 PM667 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueWed 11:42 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouthwest SW
KabweWed 12:42 PM724 km450 miles391 nmSoutheast SE

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