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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

UTC time = Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 23° 11' 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"1026.87 miWest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 miNorth1026.89 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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 19' South, Longitude: 3° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.83 meters/second, 1569.0 km/hour, 974.9 miles/hour or 847.2 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' 25.3"974.77 miWest0° 09' 36.0"11.00 miNorth975.13 mi
24 hours13° 38' 58.0"922.46 miEast4° 10' 38.7"287.11 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 12:40 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth N
LucapaThu 11:40 AM269 km167 miles145 nmWest W
TshikapaThu 12:40 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaThu 11:40 AM527 km328 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiThu 12:40 PM601 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
KitweThu 12:40 PM744 km462 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeThu 11:40 AM765 km475 miles413 nmWest W
MonguThu 12:40 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth S
BujumburaThu 12:40 PM875 km544 miles472 nmNortheast NE
KabweThu 12:40 PM892 km554 miles481 nmSoutheast SE

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