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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 = Friday, February 21, 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 Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 30' South, Longitude: 19° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.15 meters/second, 1642.2 km/hour, 1020.4 miles/hour or 886.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.3"1020.29 miWest0° 00' 54.3"1.04 miNorth1020.31 mi
24 hours0° 01' 51.2"2.10 miWest0° 21' 48.8"24.99 miNorth25.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 29' South, Longitude: 90° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.61 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.09 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.9"965.23 miWest0° 06' 32.6"7.50 miSouth965.00 mi
24 hours12° 49' 29.6"855.02 miEast2° 13' 09.8"152.61 miSouth863.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuenaFri 11:56 AM153 km95 miles82 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaFri 11:56 AM273 km170 miles147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeFri 11:56 AM352 km219 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboFri 11:56 AM473 km294 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
TshikapaFri 12:56 PM477 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MenongueFri 11:56 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UígeFri 11:56 AM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonguFri 12:56 PM666 km414 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
Mbuji-MayiFri 12:56 PM668 km415 miles361 nmNortheast NE
LuandaFri 11:56 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW

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