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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 10:30:00 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 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' South, Longitude: 25° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.51 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"1027.83 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.85 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.8"3.23 miWest0° 22' 45.9"26.07 miNorth26.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 10' South, Longitude: 12° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.03 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 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' 22.6"988.68 miWest0° 11' 12.5"12.84 miNorth988.99 mi
24 hours13° 15' 47.8"908.14 miEast4° 39' 27.3"320.05 miNorth966.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiFri 12:30 PM301 km187 miles162 nmNorthwest NW
LubumbashiFri 12:30 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaFri 11:30 AM542 km337 miles293 nmWest W
TshikapaFri 12:30 PM560 km348 miles302 nmWest-northwest WNW
KitweFri 12:30 PM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaFri 12:30 PM649 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaFri 12:30 PM651 km404 miles351 nmNortheast NE
RutanaFri 12:30 PM653 km406 miles353 nmNortheast NE
KasamaFri 12:30 PM663 km412 miles358 nmEast-southeast ESE
GitegaFri 12:30 PM687 km427 miles371 nmNortheast NE

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