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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

UTC time = Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 24' 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"1020.58 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miNorth1020.61 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: 148° 10' 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"949.68 miWest0° 04' 18.7"4.94 miSouth949.89 mi
24 hours11° 34' 15.5"757.08 miEast2° 07' 57.9"146.68 miSouth775.71 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 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LucapaThu 11:52 AM224 km139 miles121 nmNorth N
TshikapaThu 12:52 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
MalanjeThu 11:52 AM455 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
MenongueThu 11:52 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HuamboThu 11:52 AM572 km356 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:52 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNortheast NE
MonguThu 12:52 PM614 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
UígeThu 11:52 AM664 km412 miles358 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiThu 12:52 PM786 km488 miles424 nmEast E

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