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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 = Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 10:20:00 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 Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 19' South, Longitude: 28° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.80 meters/second, 1648.1 km/hour, 1024.1 miles/hour or 889.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.07 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.07 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.6"1023.99 miWest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 miNorth1024.01 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.5"2.68 miWest0° 22' 16.8"25.52 miNorth25.66 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' North, Longitude: 169° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.95 meters/second, 1591.0 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.48 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.1"988.48 miWest0° 09' 47.2"11.21 miSouth988.80 mi
24 hours11° 20' 23.0"771.61 miEast4° 09' 00.4"285.21 miSouth826.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiSun 12:20 PM274 km170 miles148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KasamaSun 12:20 PM333 km207 miles180 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweSun 12:20 PM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth S
NdolaSun 12:20 PM406 km252 miles219 nmSouth S
KabweSun 12:20 PM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
MbeyaSun 1:20 PM568 km353 miles307 nmEast E
KarongaSun 12:20 PM622 km386 miles336 nmEast E
RutanaSun 12:20 PM625 km388 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mbuji-MayiSun 12:20 PM629 km391 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
BujumburaSun 12:20 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth N

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