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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 11:12:00 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 11:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 24' South, Longitude: 15° 24' 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"1020.60 miWest0° 00' 54.4"1.04 miNorth1020.63 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° 19' 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"15.83 miWest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miSouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"949.82 miWest0° 04' 20.6"4.98 miSouth950.03 mi
24 hours11° 34' 10.7"757.10 miEast2° 08' 39.9"147.48 miSouth775.90 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 PM141 km87 miles76 nmNortheast NE
HuamboThu 12:12 PM265 km165 miles143 nmSouth S
LuandaThu 12:12 PM295 km183 miles159 nmNorthwest NW
UígeThu 12:12 PM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth N
LuenaThu 12:12 PM516 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
MenongueThu 12:12 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoThu 12:12 PM540 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LucapaThu 12:12 PM627 km389 miles338 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaThu 12:12 PM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KinshasaThu 12:12 PM673 km418 miles363 nmNorth N

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