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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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 03' South
Longitude: 17° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.81 meters/second, 1644.5 km/hour, 1021.9 miles/hour or 888.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.03 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.03 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.9"1021.84 miwest0° 00' 54.8"1.05 minorth1021.86 mi
24 hours0° 02' 03.7"2.34 miwest0° 22' 00.0"25.20 minorth25.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 48' North
Longitude: 157° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.94 meters/second, 1547.8 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.3"961.58 miwest0° 06' 25.3"7.36 misouth961.88 mi
24 hours11° 28' 02.3"759.48 mieast2° 56' 07.5"201.84 misouth791.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboFri 12:02 PM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuandaFri 12:02 PM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
KinshasaFri 12:02 PM681 km423 miles368 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleFri 12:02 PM688 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubangoFri 12:02 PM699 km434 miles378 nmSouthwest SW
CabindaFri 12:02 PM775 km482 miles418 nmNorthwest NW
Mbuji-MayiFri 1:02 PM791 km491 miles427 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieFri 12:02 PM843 km524 miles455 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireFri 12:02 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorthwest NW
Rundu *Fri 1:02 PM902 km560 miles487 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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