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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° 24' 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"1026.93 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1026.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.9"3.08 miwest0° 22' 39.0"25.94 minorth26.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 20' South, Longitude: 1° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.79 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"974.74 miwest0° 09' 35.3"10.98 minorth975.10 mi
24 hours13° 39' 06.4"922.60 mieast4° 10' 24.1"286.86 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
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:30 PM312 km194 miles169 nmNorthwest NW
LubumbashiThu 12:30 PM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaThu 11:30 AM513 km319 miles277 nmWest W
TshikapaThu 12:30 PM549 km341 miles297 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitweThu 12:30 PM587 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaThu 12:30 PM627 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
KasamaThu 12:30 PM672 km417 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE
BujumburaThu 12:30 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNortheast NE
LuenaThu 11:30 AM715 km444 miles386 nmWest-southwest WSW
GitegaThu 12:30 PM735 km457 miles397 nmNortheast NE
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