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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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 25' South
Longitude: 20° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.28 meters/second, 1642.6 km/hour, 1020.7 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' 04.7"1020.66 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.68 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.4"2.16 miwest0° 21' 50.7"25.02 minorth25.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 58' North
Longitude: 147° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 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' 57.8"949.75 miwest0° 04' 18.9"4.95 misouth949.97 mi
24 hours11° 34' 15.2"757.13 mieast2° 08' 00.3"146.73 misouth775.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboThu 11:52 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:52 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 11:52 AM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiThu 12:52 PM816 km507 miles441 nmEast E
Rundu *Thu 12:52 PM831 km516 miles449 nmSouth S
KinshasaThu 11:52 AM857 km533 miles463 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleThu 11:52 AM864 km537 miles467 nmNorthwest NW
LubangoThu 11:52 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
KitweThu 12:52 PM922 km573 miles498 nmEast-southeast ESE
LusakaThu 12:52 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmEast-southeast ESE
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