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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 25' South
Longitude: 17° 37' 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"1020.66 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.69 mi
24 hours0° 01' 54.5"2.17 miwest0° 21' 50.8"25.03 minorth25.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 57' North
Longitude: 145° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.70 meters/second, 1528.9 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.6 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 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"949.82 miwest0° 04' 19.8"4.96 misouth950.04 mi
24 hours11° 34' 12.7"757.14 mieast2° 08' 21.1"147.13 misouth775.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboThu 12:02 PM333 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaThu 12:02 PM512 km318 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubangoThu 12:02 PM671 km417 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaThu 12:02 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleThu 12:02 PM727 km452 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CabindaThu 12:02 PM804 km499 miles434 nmNorthwest NW
Mbuji-MayiThu 1:02 PM810 km503 miles438 nmNortheast NE
Rundu *Thu 1:02 PM862 km536 miles466 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DolisieThu 12:02 PM877 km545 miles473 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireThu 12:02 PM888 km552 miles480 nmNorthwest NW
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