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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 26' South
Longitude: 37° 37' 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"1020.59 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.62 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.0"2.16 miwest0° 21' 50.2"25.02 minorth25.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 02' North
Longitude: 164° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.46 meters/second, 1528.1 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"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.3"949.27 miwest0° 04' 12.5"4.82 misouth949.49 mi
24 hours11° 34' 31.6"757.06 mieast2° 05' 32.9"143.92 misouth775.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuThu 11:42 AM410 km255 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dar es SalaamThu 12:42 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Zanzibar CityThu 12:42 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DodomaThu 12:42 PM514 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NampulaThu 11:42 AM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LilongweThu 11:42 AM575 km357 miles310 nmSouthwest SW
MoroniThu 12:42 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
BlantyreThu 11:42 AM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MombasaThu 12:42 PM741 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MutsamuduThu 12:42 PM764 km475 miles413 nmEast-southeast ESE
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