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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 = Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' South, Longitude: 28° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.50 meters/second, 1654.2 km/hour, 1027.9 miles/hour or 893.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.8"1027.82 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.84 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.7"3.23 miWest0° 22' 45.8"26.07 miNorth26.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 12' South, Longitude: 14° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.99 meters/second, 1591.2 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.48 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.3"988.60 miWest0° 11' 12.0"12.83 miNorth988.91 mi
24 hours13° 15' 57.3"908.25 miEast4° 39' 19.5"319.90 miNorth967.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiFri 12:20 PM421 km261 miles227 nmSouth S
KasamaFri 12:20 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
RutanaFri 12:20 PM486 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BujumburaFri 12:20 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaFri 12:20 PM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mbuji-MayiFri 12:20 PM540 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitweFri 12:20 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth S
RuyigiFri 12:20 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdolaFri 12:20 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth S
NgoziFri 12:20 PM584 km363 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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