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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 areas 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 11:02:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 17° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 455.75 meters/second, 1640.7 kilometres/hour, 1019.5 miles/hour or 885.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1019.38 miWest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 miNorth1019.41 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.6"1.98 miWest0° 21' 41.2"24.84 miNorth24.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 134° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.8 kilometres/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 05.5"2.40 miSouth942.27 mi
24 hours11° 38' 42.0"756.02 miEast1° 16' 07.0"87.26 miSouth764.02 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeWed 12:02 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaWed 12:02 PM244 km152 miles132 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboWed 12:02 PM326 km203 miles176 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaWed 12:02 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNortheast NE
MenongueWed 12:02 PM432 km268 miles233 nmSouth S
UígeWed 12:02 PM471 km292 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaWed 12:02 PM558 km347 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaWed 1:02 PM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoWed 12:02 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouthwest SW
MonguWed 1:02 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSoutheast SE

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