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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 Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' South, Longitude: 35° 07' 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"1020.60 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.63 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° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.49 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 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"949.34 miwest0° 04' 13.4"4.84 misouth949.55 mi
24 hours11° 34' 29.2"757.07 mieast2° 05' 54.1"144.32 misouth775.21 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 AM141 km88 miles76 nmWest-northwest WNW
MzuzuThu 11:52 AM166 km103 miles90 nmSouthwest SW
MbeyaThu 12:52 PM249 km155 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
LilongweThu 11:52 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KasamaThu 11:52 AM431 km268 miles233 nmWest W
ChipataThu 11:52 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
DodomaThu 12:52 PM475 km295 miles257 nmNorth N
BlantyreThu 11:52 AM593 km369 miles320 nmSouth S
Dar es SalaamThu 12:52 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNortheast NE
Zanzibar CityThu 12:52 PM651 km404 miles351 nmNortheast NE
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