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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 9:52:00 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 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' South, Longitude: 35° 24' 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' 04.6"1020.53 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miNorth1020.56 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' North, Longitude: 162° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.49 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' 57.4"949.27 miWest0° 04' 13.3"4.84 miSouth949.48 mi
24 hours11° 34' 29.6"757.02 miEast2° 05' 51.7"144.27 miSouth775.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarongaThu 11:52 AM170 km106 miles92 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuThu 11:52 AM190 km118 miles102 nmSouthwest SW
MbeyaThu 12:52 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweThu 11:52 AM432 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KasamaThu 11:52 AM461 km287 miles249 nmWest W
ChipataThu 11:52 AM466 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
DodomaThu 12:52 PM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth N
Dar es SalaamThu 12:52 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNortheast NE
BlantyreThu 11:52 AM595 km369 miles321 nmSouth S
PembaThu 11:52 AM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE

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