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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 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 39' South, Longitude: 12° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.64 meters/second, 1651.1 km/hour, 1026.0 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"1025.96 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1025.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.3"2.93 miwest0° 22' 31.9"25.81 minorth25.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 27° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.33 meters/second, 1545.6 km/hour, 960.4 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.01 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 24' 41.0"960.23 miwest0° 07' 18.4"8.37 minorth960.56 mi
24 hours13° 59' 28.0"932.24 mieast3° 23' 44.0"233.45 minorth967.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaWed 12:20 PM38 km23 miles20 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeWed 12:20 PM260 km162 miles140 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaWed 12:20 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalanjeWed 12:20 PM387 km240 miles209 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pointe-NoireWed 12:20 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieWed 12:20 PM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth N
KinshasaWed 12:20 PM545 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboWed 12:20 PM549 km341 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrazzavilleWed 12:20 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoWed 12:20 PM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth S
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