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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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 46' South
Longitude: 20° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.75 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"1019.44 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.47 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.6"1.97 miwest0° 21' 41.2"24.84 minorth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 13' North
Longitude: 136° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.31 meters/second, 1516.7 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 819.0 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"942.20 miwest0° 02' 04.6"2.38 misouth942.31 mi
24 hours11° 38' 43.2"756.06 mieast1° 15' 47.1"86.89 misouth764.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaWed 11:52 AM115 km71 miles62 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LucapaWed 11:52 AM268 km167 miles145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeWed 11:52 AM439 km273 miles237 nmWest-northwest WNW
MenongueWed 11:52 AM506 km315 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboWed 11:52 AM530 km329 miles286 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonguWed 12:52 PM594 km369 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:52 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
UígeWed 11:52 AM660 km410 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaWed 11:52 AM789 km490 miles426 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rundu *Wed 12:52 PM791 km492 miles427 nmSouth S
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