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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° 41' 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"1026.89 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1026.91 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° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.97 meters/second, 1569.5 km/hour, 975.2 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 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.3"975.09 miwest0° 09' 38.5"11.05 minorth975.44 mi
24 hours13° 38' 29.0"922.19 mieast4° 11' 27.5"288.04 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
UígeThu 12:10 PM100 km62 miles54 nmNorthwest NW
MalanjeThu 12:10 PM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaThu 12:10 PM277 km172 miles149 nmWest-southwest WSW
KinshasaThu 12:10 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleThu 12:10 PM446 km277 miles241 nmNorth N
CabindaThu 12:10 PM489 km304 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboThu 12:10 PM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth S
LucapaThu 12:10 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast E
DolisieThu 12:10 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireThu 12:10 PM571 km355 miles309 nmNorthwest NW
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