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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' South, Longitude: 4° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.64 meters/second, 1640.3 km/hour, 1019.2 miles/hour or 885.7 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"1019.19 miwest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 minorth1019.22 mi
24 hours0° 01' 41.9"1.93 miwest0° 21' 39.4"24.81 minorth24.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 38' South, Longitude: 117° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.72 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.9"979.02 miwest0° 08' 07.4"9.31 misouth978.80 mi
24 hours12° 12' 32.3"824.16 mieast2° 56' 55.8"202.74 misouth843.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaThu 12:56 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownThu 11:56 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmWest-southwest WSW
São ToméThu 11:56 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleThu 12:56 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 12:56 PM1427 km886 miles770 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:56 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboThu 12:56 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéThu 12:56 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraThu 11:56 AM1876 km1165 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Thu 1:56 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSoutheast SE
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