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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 Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 11:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 34' South
Longitude: 12° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.50 meters/second, 1636.2 km/hour, 1016.7 miles/hour or 883.5 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.95 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.95 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.2"1016.64 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1016.67 mi
24 hours0° 01' 22.4"1.55 miwest0° 21' 18.4"24.41 minorth24.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 11:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 11' South
Longitude: 132° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 37.0"1001.95 miwest0° 09' 56.1"11.38 misouth1001.88 mi
24 hours11° 08' 16.5"767.33 mieast3° 51' 53.2"265.60 misouth809.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaTue 12:24 PM323 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoTue 12:24 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HuamboTue 12:24 PM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-southeast ESE
CabindaTue 12:24 PM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireTue 12:24 PM751 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
DolisieTue 12:24 PM816 km507 miles441 nmNorth N
KinshasaTue 12:24 PM871 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleTue 12:24 PM876 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Tue 1:24 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LibrevilleTue 12:24 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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