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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 27° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.07 meters/second, 1652.7 km/hour, 1026.9 miles/hour or 892.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1026.93 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1026.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.8"3.08 miwest0° 22' 38.9"25.94 minorth26.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 22' South, Longitude: 0° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.74 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.7 miles/hour or 847.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 25' 24.6"974.64 miwest0° 09' 34.4"10.97 minorth975.00 mi
24 hours13° 39' 16.1"922.68 mieast4° 10' 07.8"286.54 minorth972.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiThu 12:20 PM376 km233 miles203 nmSouth S
KasamaThu 12:20 PM421 km261 miles227 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweThu 12:20 PM501 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
NdolaThu 12:20 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:20 PM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
BujumburaThu 12:20 PM568 km353 miles306 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaThu 12:20 PM582 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaThu 1:20 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast E
BukavuThu 12:20 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNorth N
MuyingaThu 12:20 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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