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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 17° 39' 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"1019.45 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.48 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.6"1.98 miwest0° 21' 41.2"24.85 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: 133° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.32 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 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"942.23 miwest0° 02' 05.6"2.40 misouth942.34 mi
24 hours11° 38' 41.8"756.07 mieast1° 16' 09.4"87.32 misouth764.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeWed 12:02 PM197 km123 miles107 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaWed 12:02 PM271 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboWed 12:02 PM305 km189 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaWed 12:02 PM428 km266 miles231 nmNortheast NE
MenongueWed 12:02 PM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth S
UígeWed 12:02 PM451 km280 miles243 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaWed 12:02 PM530 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubangoWed 12:02 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaWed 12:02 PM758 km471 miles409 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleWed 12:02 PM765 km476 miles413 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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