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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

UTC time = Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 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).

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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 Latitude: 10° 52' South, Longitude: 19° 26' 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"1019.07 miWest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 miNorth1019.10 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.5"1.92 miWest0° 21' 39.0"24.80 miNorth24.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 30' South, Longitude: 102° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.99 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 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' 16.8"979.55 miWest0° 08' 10.8"9.37 miSouth979.33 mi
24 hours12° 10' 56.8"822.75 miEast2° 58' 35.9"204.64 miSouth842.86 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 AM115 km71 miles62 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaThu 11:56 AM306 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeThu 11:56 AM368 km229 miles199 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboThu 11:56 AM455 km283 miles246 nmWest-southwest WSW
MenongueThu 11:56 AM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TshikapaThu 12:56 PM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeThu 11:56 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
MonguThu 12:56 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:56 PM696 km432 miles376 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 11:56 AM716 km445 miles387 nmWest-northwest WNW

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