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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 Friday, February 22, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 04' South
Longitude: 35° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.79 meters/second, 1644.4 km/hour, 1021.8 miles/hour or 887.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.9"1021.78 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 minorth1021.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 03.3"2.33 miwest0° 21' 59.5"25.19 minorth25.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 22, 2013 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 56' North
Longitude: 173° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.66 meters/second, 1546.8 km/hour, 961.1 miles/hour or 835.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.5"960.94 miwest0° 06' 19.5"7.25 misouth961.23 mi
24 hours348° 31' 39.2"759.32 miwest2° 53' 56.2"199.34 misouth790.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarongaFri 11:52 AM128 km79 miles69 nmWest W
MzuzuFri 11:52 AM194 km121 miles105 nmSouthwest SW
MbeyaFri 12:52 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorthwest NW
KasamaFri 11:52 AM427 km266 miles231 nmWest W
DodomaFri 12:52 PM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth N
LilongweFri 11:52 AM457 km284 miles247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ChipataFri 11:52 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dar es SalaamFri 12:52 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNortheast NE
Zanzibar CityFri 12:52 PM625 km388 miles337 nmNortheast NE
BlantyreFri 11:52 AM633 km394 miles342 nmSouth S
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