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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 10:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at 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 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
LuenaThu 11:52 AM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth S
LucapaThu 11:52 AM231 km143 miles125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeThu 11:52 AM425 km264 miles230 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaThu 12:52 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth N
MenongueThu 11:52 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboThu 11:52 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:52 PM609 km378 miles329 nmNortheast NE
MonguThu 12:52 PM630 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
UígeThu 11:52 AM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaThu 11:52 AM776 km482 miles419 nmWest-northwest WNW
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