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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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 39' South
Longitude: 10° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.65 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"1025.97 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 minorth1025.99 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.3"2.93 miwest0° 22' 31.9"25.81 minorth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 35' South
Longitude: 30° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 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' 41.3"960.33 miwest0° 07' 19.6"8.40 minorth960.65 mi
24 hours13° 59' 20.4"932.19 mieast3° 24' 07.7"233.90 minorth968.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaWed 12:30 PM308 km191 miles166 nmEast E
CabindaWed 12:30 PM392 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireWed 12:30 PM456 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeWed 12:30 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieWed 12:30 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeWed 12:30 PM656 km408 miles354 nmEast E
KinshasaWed 12:30 PM720 km447 miles389 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleWed 12:30 PM722 km449 miles390 nmNortheast NE
HuamboWed 12:30 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSoutheast SE
LubangoWed 12:30 PM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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