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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 Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 30' South
Longitude: 19° 07' 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"1020.36 miwest0° 00' 54.3"1.04 minorth1020.39 mi
24 hours0° 01' 51.2"2.10 miwest0° 21' 48.8"24.99 minorth25.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 29' South
Longitude: 90° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.60 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' 42.8"965.29 miwest0° 06' 32.5"7.50 misouth965.06 mi
24 hours12° 49' 31.3"855.10 mieast2° 13' 07.3"152.58 misouth863.88 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 AM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaFri 11:56 AM291 km181 miles157 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeFri 11:56 AM323 km200 miles174 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboFri 11:56 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
MenongueFri 11:56 AM486 km302 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UígeFri 11:56 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaFri 11:56 AM672 km418 miles363 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonguFri 12:56 PM684 km425 miles370 nmSoutheast SE
Mbuji-MayiFri 12:56 PM690 km429 miles373 nmNortheast NE
LubangoFri 11:56 AM783 km486 miles423 nmSouthwest SW
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