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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 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 39' South
Longitude: 7° 57' 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 minorth1026.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 34.3"2.93 miwest0° 22' 32.0"25.81 minorth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 34' South
Longitude: 32° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.41 meters/second, 1545.9 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.7 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' 41.5"960.43 miwest0° 07' 20.6"8.42 minorth960.75 mi
24 hours13° 59' 12.9"932.14 mieast3° 24' 31.1"234.35 minorth968.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaWed 12:40 PM580 km361 miles313 nmNortheast NE
LuandaWed 12:40 PM582 km362 miles314 nmEast E
Pointe-NoireWed 12:40 PM609 km379 miles329 nmNortheast NE
DolisieWed 12:40 PM718 km446 miles388 nmNortheast NE
UígeWed 12:40 PM793 km493 miles428 nmEast E
Port-GentilWed 12:40 PM880 km547 miles475 nmNorth N
LubangoWed 12:40 PM920 km572 miles497 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeWed 12:40 PM929 km577 miles501 nmEast E
KinshasaWed 12:40 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleWed 12:40 PM945 km587 miles510 nmEast-northeast ENE
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