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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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 20° 26' 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"1019.37 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.40 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 Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 136° 31' 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"942.13 miwest0° 02' 04.6"2.38 misouth942.24 mi
24 hours11° 38' 43.2"756.01 mieast1° 15' 44.5"86.83 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 11:52 AM125 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LucapaWed 11:52 AM263 km163 miles142 nmNorth N
MalanjeWed 11:52 AM468 km291 miles253 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaWed 12:52 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth N
MenongueWed 11:52 AM523 km325 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
HuamboWed 11:52 AM558 km346 miles301 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonguWed 12:52 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:52 PM621 km386 miles335 nmNortheast NE
UígeWed 11:52 AM686 km426 miles370 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiWed 12:52 PM776 km482 miles419 nmEast E
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