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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 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 15° 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"1019.46 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.49 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.6"1.98 miwest0° 21' 41.4"24.85 minorth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 13' North, Longitude: 131° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.34 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' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.2"942.27 miwest0° 02' 06.5"2.42 misouth942.38 mi
24 hours11° 38' 40.6"756.07 mieast1° 16' 31.9"87.74 misouth764.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeWed 12:12 PM188 km117 miles102 nmNortheast NE
HuamboWed 12:12 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaWed 12:12 PM300 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
UígeWed 12:12 PM349 km217 miles189 nmNorth N
LubangoWed 12:12 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MenongueWed 12:12 PM513 km318 miles277 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuenaWed 12:12 PM532 km331 miles287 nmEast-southeast ESE
CabindaWed 12:12 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LucapaWed 12:12 PM667 km414 miles360 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaWed 12:12 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth N
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