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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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 16' South
Longitude: 7° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.10 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"1026.98 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 42.3"3.09 miwest0° 22' 39.3"25.95 minorth26.13 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 09' South
Longitude: 18° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.12 meters/second, 1570.0 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.7 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' 27.5"975.48 miwest0° 09' 41.1"11.10 minorth975.84 mi
24 hours13° 37' 59.0"921.98 mieast4° 12' 17.4"289.02 minorth972.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CabindaThu 12:40 PM561 km349 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireThu 12:40 PM585 km363 miles316 nmNortheast NE
LuandaThu 12:40 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast E
DolisieThu 12:40 PM694 km431 miles375 nmNortheast NE
UígeThu 12:40 PM793 km493 miles428 nmEast E
Port-GentilThu 12:40 PM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 12:40 PM929 km577 miles501 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleThu 12:40 PM929 km577 miles502 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalanjeThu 12:40 PM939 km584 miles507 nmEast E
LubangoThu 12:40 PM955 km594 miles516 nmSoutheast SE
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