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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 10:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 22° 39' 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"1019.43 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.46 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° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.29 meters/second, 1516.7 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' 50.2"942.17 miwest0° 02' 03.7"2.36 misouth942.27 mi
24 hours11° 38' 44.4"756.06 mieast1° 15' 24.7"86.46 misouth763.95 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 AM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-southwest WSW
LucapaWed 11:42 AM334 km208 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
MonguWed 12:42 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
TshikapaWed 12:42 PM523 km325 miles283 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:42 PM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiWed 12:42 PM537 km333 miles290 nmEast E
KitweWed 12:42 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueWed 11:42 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
MalanjeWed 11:42 AM705 km438 miles380 nmWest W
KabweWed 12:42 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
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