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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 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 25° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.08 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"1026.86 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1026.88 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.9"3.08 miwest0° 22' 39.0"25.94 minorth26.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 21' South, Longitude: 1° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.78 meters/second, 1568.8 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 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' 24.8"974.66 miwest0° 09' 35.1"10.98 minorth975.02 mi
24 hours13° 39' 07.5"922.54 mieast4° 10' 22.4"286.80 minorth972.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:30 PM333 km207 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
LubumbashiThu 12:30 PM422 km262 miles228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaThu 11:30 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest W
KitweThu 12:30 PM572 km355 miles309 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TshikapaThu 12:30 PM578 km359 miles312 nmWest-northwest WNW
NdolaThu 12:30 PM611 km379 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasamaThu 12:30 PM643 km399 miles347 nmEast-southeast ESE
RutanaThu 12:30 PM678 km421 miles366 nmNortheast NE
BujumburaThu 12:30 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNortheast NE
GitegaThu 12:30 PM714 km444 miles386 nmNortheast NE
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