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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 11:20:00 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 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 16' South, Longitude: 13° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.09 meters/second, 1652.7 km/hour, 1027.0 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 miNorth1026.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.3"3.09 miWest0° 22' 39.2"25.95 miNorth26.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 13' South, Longitude: 13° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.02 meters/second, 1569.7 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.6 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' 26.8"975.19 miWest0° 09' 39.4"11.06 miNorth975.55 mi
24 hours13° 38' 19.4"922.10 miEast4° 11' 43.5"288.35 miNorth972.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaThu 12:20 PM62 km39 miles34 nmSouth S
UígeThu 12:20 PM220 km137 miles119 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaThu 12:20 PM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalanjeThu 12:20 PM375 km233 miles203 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pointe-NoireThu 12:20 PM412 km256 miles223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieThu 12:20 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 12:20 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:20 PM501 km311 miles270 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboThu 12:20 PM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoThu 12:20 PM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth S

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