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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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 52' South
Longitude: 19° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.61 meters/second, 1640.2 km/hour, 1019.2 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"1019.14 miwest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 minorth1019.17 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.5"1.92 miwest0° 21' 39.0"24.80 minorth24.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 30' South
Longitude: 102° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.98 meters/second, 1576.7 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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' 16.7"979.61 miwest0° 08' 10.8"9.37 misouth979.39 mi
24 hours12° 10' 58.6"822.83 mieast2° 58' 34.0"204.62 misouth842.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaThu 11:56 AM132 km82 miles71 nmSoutheast SE
LucapaThu 11:56 AM322 km200 miles174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeThu 11:56 AM340 km212 miles184 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboThu 11:56 AM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-southwest WSW
MenongueThu 11:56 AM450 km279 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UígeThu 11:56 AM575 km358 miles311 nmNorthwest NW
MonguThu 12:56 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaThu 11:56 AM687 km427 miles371 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:56 PM716 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
LubangoThu 11:56 AM761 km473 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
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