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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' South, Longitude: 34° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.59 meters/second, 1640.1 km/hour, 1019.1 miles/hour or 885.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1019.09 miwest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 minorth1019.12 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.1"1.91 miwest0° 21' 38.6"24.79 minorth24.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 09:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 22' South, Longitude: 88° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.24 meters/second, 1577.7 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.3"980.19 miwest0° 08' 14.2"9.44 misouth979.98 mi
24 hours12° 09' 25.2"821.51 mieast3° 00' 11.1"206.47 misouth842.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuThu 11:56 AM66 km41 miles36 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KarongaThu 11:56 AM107 km66 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbeyaThu 12:56 PM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KasamaThu 11:56 AM331 km206 miles179 nmWest-northwest WNW
LilongweThu 11:56 AM347 km215 miles187 nmSouth S
ChipataThu 11:56 AM347 km216 miles188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DodomaThu 12:56 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BlantyreThu 11:56 AM551 km342 miles298 nmSouth S
NdolaThu 11:56 AM645 km401 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweThu 11:56 AM681 km423 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
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