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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 = Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 43' 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"1025.85 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miNorth1025.87 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° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.10 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"959.67 miWest0° 07' 12.7"8.27 miNorth959.98 mi
24 hours14° 00' 06.2"932.42 miEast3° 21' 42.5"231.12 miNorth967.55 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 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorthwest NW
LubumbashiWed 12:30 PM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KitweWed 12:30 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaWed 11:30 AM549 km341 miles297 nmWest W
NdolaWed 12:30 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TshikapaWed 12:30 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-northwest WNW
KasamaWed 12:30 PM625 km389 miles338 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweWed 12:30 PM705 km438 miles381 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaWed 12:30 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
LuenaWed 11:30 AM724 km450 miles391 nmWest-southwest WSW

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