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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 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 16' South, Longitude: 12° 54' 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"1026.97 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1026.99 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° 12' South, Longitude: 13° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.02 meters/second, 1569.7 km/hour, 975.4 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"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 25' 26.8"975.27 miwest0° 09' 39.4"11.06 minorth975.63 mi
24 hours13° 38' 18.2"922.16 mieast4° 11' 45.4"288.40 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
LuandaThu 12:20 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSouth-southeast SSE
UígeThu 12:20 PM249 km155 miles135 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaThu 12:20 PM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireThu 12:20 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalanjeThu 12:20 PM404 km251 miles218 nmEast-southeast ESE
DolisieThu 12:20 PM451 km280 miles243 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 12:20 PM512 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleThu 12:20 PM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboThu 12:20 PM587 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoThu 12:20 PM738 km458 miles398 nmSouth S
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