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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:46:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 52' South, Longitude: 21° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 455.61 meters/second, 1640.2 kilometres/hour, 1019.2 miles/hour or 885.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1019.06 miWest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 miNorth1019.09 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.5"1.92 miWest0° 21' 38.9"24.80 miNorth24.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 29' South, Longitude: 100° 03' West

The ground speed is currently 438.03 meters/second, 1576.9 kilometres/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.33 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miSouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.4"979.65 miWest0° 08' 11.4"9.39 miSouth979.43 mi
24 hours12° 10' 41.2"822.53 miEast2° 58' 52.2"204.95 miSouth842.73 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaThu 11:46 AM243 km151 miles131 nmWest-southwest WSW
LucapaThu 11:46 AM300 km187 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MonguThu 12:46 PM505 km314 miles273 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TshikapaThu 12:46 PM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:46 PM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiThu 12:46 PM612 km381 miles331 nmEast E
MenongueThu 11:46 AM623 km387 miles336 nmSouthwest SW
MalanjeThu 11:46 AM629 km391 miles340 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboThu 11:46 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweThu 12:46 PM718 km446 miles388 nmEast-southeast ESE

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