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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 11:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 46' South, Longitude: 12° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.76 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"1019.40 miwest0° 00' 54.0"1.03 minorth1019.42 mi
24 hours0° 01' 44.8"1.98 miwest0° 21' 41.4"24.85 minorth24.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 129° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.35 meters/second, 1516.9 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"942.24 miwest0° 02' 07.3"2.44 misouth942.35 mi
24 hours11° 38' 39.6"756.03 mieast1° 16' 51.7"88.12 misouth764.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaWed 12:22 PM216 km134 miles117 nmNorth N
HuamboWed 12:22 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeWed 12:22 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeWed 12:22 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
LubangoWed 12:22 PM464 km288 miles250 nmSouth S
CabindaWed 12:22 PM582 km361 miles314 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireWed 12:22 PM672 km417 miles363 nmNorth N
MenongueWed 12:22 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
DolisieWed 12:22 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth N
KinshasaWed 12:22 PM759 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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