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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 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 24' South, Longitude: 15° 07' 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"1020.67 miwest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 minorth1020.70 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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' North, Longitude: 143° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.73 meters/second, 1529.0 km/hour, 950.1 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"15.84 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"949.89 miwest0° 04' 20.7"4.98 misouth950.11 mi
24 hours11° 34' 10.5"757.16 mieast2° 08' 42.1"147.53 misouth775.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeThu 12:12 PM164 km102 miles89 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 12:12 PM271 km168 miles146 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboThu 12:12 PM271 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
UígeThu 12:12 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth N
LubangoThu 12:12 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuenaThu 12:12 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueThu 12:12 PM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CabindaThu 12:12 PM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LucapaThu 12:12 PM655 km407 miles354 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaThu 12:12 PM673 km418 miles363 nmNorth N
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