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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 11:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 15° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.09 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"1026.96 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1026.98 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.2"3.08 miwest0° 22' 39.2"25.95 minorth26.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' South, Longitude: 11° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.98 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 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 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.4"975.17 miwest0° 09' 38.5"11.05 minorth975.52 mi
24 hours13° 38' 28.0"922.25 mieast4° 11' 29.2"288.10 minorth972.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
UígeThu 12:10 PM83 km51 miles45 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalanjeThu 12:10 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaThu 12:10 PM247 km153 miles133 nmWest-southwest WSW
KinshasaThu 12:10 PM437 km272 miles236 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleThu 12:10 PM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
CabindaThu 12:10 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboThu 12:10 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth S
DolisieThu 12:10 PM542 km337 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireThu 12:10 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
LucapaThu 12:10 PM589 km366 miles318 nmEast E
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