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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 25' South, Longitude: 17° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.29 meters/second, 1642.6 km/hour, 1020.7 miles/hour or 887.0 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"1020.59 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.62 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.5"2.17 miwest0° 21' 50.8"25.02 minorth25.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 145° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.70 meters/second, 1528.9 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' 58.0"949.75 miwest0° 04' 19.7"4.96 misouth949.96 mi
24 hours11° 34' 13.0"757.09 mieast2° 08' 18.9"147.08 misouth775.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeThu 12:02 PM196 km122 miles106 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuenaThu 12:02 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboThu 12:02 PM353 km219 miles190 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaThu 12:02 PM382 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
UígeThu 12:02 PM440 km273 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
MenongueThu 12:02 PM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth S
LuandaThu 12:02 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaThu 1:02 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNortheast NE
LubangoThu 12:02 PM691 km430 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaThu 12:02 PM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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