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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° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.27 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"1020.61 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.64 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: 159° 59' 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"949.41 miwest0° 04' 14.3"4.86 misouth949.62 mi
24 hours11° 34' 27.0"757.08 mieast2° 06' 15.1"144.72 misouth775.30 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 PM153 km95 miles83 nmEast-northeast ENE
KasamaThu 12:02 PM158 km98 miles85 nmWest W
MzuzuThu 12:02 PM191 km118 miles103 nmSoutheast SE
MbeyaThu 1:02 PM191 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChipataThu 12:02 PM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth S
LilongweThu 12:02 PM414 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaThu 12:02 PM519 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweThu 12:02 PM548 km341 miles296 nmWest-southwest WSW
LubumbashiThu 12:02 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-southwest WSW
DodomaThu 1:02 PM582 km362 miles314 nmNortheast NE
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