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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 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
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 these coordinates:
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
HuamboWed 12:12 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaWed 12:12 PM300 km186 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
LubangoWed 12:12 PM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CabindaWed 12:12 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KinshasaWed 12:12 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleWed 12:12 PM719 km447 miles388 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireWed 12:12 PM754 km468 miles407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieWed 12:12 PM775 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rundu *Wed 1:12 PM934 km581 miles504 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Windhoek *Wed 1:12 PM1322 km822 miles714 nmSouth S
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