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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 19' South
Longitude: 28° 01' 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"1024.06 miwest0° 00' 55.5"1.06 minorth1024.08 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.5"2.68 miwest0° 22' 16.9"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 22' North
Longitude: 169° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.96 meters/second, 1591.1 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"988.56 miwest0° 09' 47.3"11.21 misouth988.87 mi
24 hours11° 20' 23.1"771.68 mieast4° 09' 01.7"285.25 misouth826.85 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 PM266 km165 miles143 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KasamaSun 12:20 PM363 km225 miles196 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweSun 12:20 PM386 km240 miles209 nmSouth S
NdolaSun 12:20 PM410 km255 miles221 nmSouth S
KabweSun 12:20 PM569 km354 miles307 nmSouth S
MbeyaSun 1:20 PM599 km372 miles323 nmEast E
Mbuji-MayiSun 12:20 PM603 km375 miles326 nmNorthwest NW
KarongaSun 12:20 PM652 km405 miles352 nmEast E
BujumburaSun 12:20 PM675 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LusakaSun 12:20 PM675 km420 miles365 nmSouth S
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