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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 10:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 32° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.26 meters/second, 1642.6 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"1020.54 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.56 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.1"2.16 miwest0° 21' 50.4"25.02 minorth25.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' North, Longitude: 160° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.52 meters/second, 1528.3 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 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' 57.5"949.34 miwest0° 04' 14.2"4.86 misouth949.55 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.1"757.03 mieast2° 06' 12.7"144.67 misouth775.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarongaThu 12:02 PM125 km78 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
MzuzuThu 12:02 PM167 km104 miles90 nmSoutheast SE
MbeyaThu 1:02 PM179 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KasamaThu 12:02 PM188 km117 miles102 nmWest W
ChipataThu 12:02 PM357 km222 miles193 nmSouth S
LilongweThu 12:02 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaThu 12:02 PM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-southwest WSW
DodomaThu 1:02 PM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweThu 12:02 PM575 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
LubumbashiThu 12:02 PM608 km378 miles328 nmWest-southwest WSW
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