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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' South, Longitude: 25° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.63 meters/second, 1651.1 km/hour, 1025.9 miles/hour or 891.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.2"1025.92 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1025.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.9"2.93 miwest0° 22' 31.6"25.80 minorth25.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' South, Longitude: 15° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.11 meters/second, 1544.8 km/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.00 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 24' 39.9"959.74 miwest0° 07' 12.8"8.27 minorth960.06 mi
24 hours14° 00' 05.4"932.48 mieast3° 21' 45.2"231.19 minorth967.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiWed 12:30 PM348 km216 miles188 nmNorthwest NW
LubumbashiWed 12:30 PM400 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaWed 11:30 AM518 km322 miles280 nmWest W
KitweWed 12:30 PM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TshikapaWed 12:30 PM570 km354 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdolaWed 12:30 PM591 km367 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
KasamaWed 12:30 PM655 km407 miles354 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuenaWed 11:30 AM697 km433 miles377 nmWest-southwest WSW
KabweWed 12:30 PM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaWed 12:30 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE
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