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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

UTC time = Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 9:42:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' South, Longitude: 37° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.26 meters/second, 1642.5 km/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.5"1020.52 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miNorth1020.55 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.0"2.15 miWest0° 21' 50.2"25.01 miNorth25.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' North, Longitude: 165° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.46 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.3"949.20 miWest0° 04' 12.3"4.82 miSouth949.41 mi
24 hours11° 34' 31.8"757.01 miEast2° 05' 30.7"143.86 miSouth775.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PembaThu 11:42 AM400 km248 miles216 nmSoutheast SE
Dar es SalaamThu 12:42 PM427 km266 miles231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KarongaThu 11:42 AM439 km272 miles237 nmWest W
MzuzuThu 11:42 AM440 km273 miles237 nmWest-southwest WSW
Zanzibar CityThu 12:42 PM493 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaThu 12:42 PM517 km321 miles279 nmWest-northwest WNW
DodomaThu 12:42 PM527 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaThu 11:42 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LilongweThu 11:42 AM597 km371 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniThu 12:42 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE

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