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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 17' South
Longitude: 22° 54' 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"1026.94 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1026.96 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 19' South
Longitude: 4° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.84 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"974.85 miwest0° 09' 36.0"11.00 minorth975.21 mi
24 hours13° 38' 56.8"922.51 mieast4° 10' 40.5"287.17 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
LucapaThu 11:40 AM238 km148 miles129 nmWest W
Mbuji-MayiThu 12:40 PM251 km156 miles136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuenaThu 11:40 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiThu 12:40 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeThu 11:40 AM735 km457 miles397 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweThu 12:40 PM767 km477 miles414 nmSoutheast SE
MonguThu 12:40 PM773 km481 miles418 nmSouth S
UígeThu 11:40 AM868 km539 miles469 nmWest W
BujumburaThu 12:40 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE
MenongueThu 11:40 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouthwest SW
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