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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 11:06:00 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 11:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' South, Longitude: 16° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.62 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"1019.08 miWest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 miNorth1019.11 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.7"1.92 miWest0° 21' 39.1"24.80 miNorth24.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 31' South, Longitude: 104° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.94 meters/second, 1576.6 km/hour, 979.7 miles/hour or 851.3 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' 16.2"979.45 miWest0° 08' 10.3"9.36 miSouth979.24 mi
24 hours12° 11' 12.4"822.97 miEast2° 58' 19.6"204.33 miSouth843.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeThu 12:06 PM159 km99 miles86 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HuamboThu 12:06 PM249 km155 miles134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuenaThu 12:06 PM341 km212 miles184 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeThu 12:06 PM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueThu 12:06 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
LuandaThu 12:06 PM463 km288 miles250 nmWest-northwest WNW
LucapaThu 12:06 PM498 km309 miles269 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoThu 12:06 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
TshikapaThu 1:06 PM649 km403 miles351 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaThu 12:06 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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