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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 55' South, Longitude: 25° 21' 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"1027.90 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.92 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.8"3.23 miwest0° 22' 45.9"26.08 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: 11° 57' 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' 22.8"988.76 miwest0° 11' 12.5"12.84 minorth989.07 mi
24 hours13° 15' 46.7"908.19 mieast4° 39' 28.2"320.09 minorth966.98 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 PM278 km173 miles150 nmNorthwest NW
LubumbashiFri 12:30 PM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaFri 11:30 AM512 km318 miles276 nmWest W
KitweFri 12:30 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaFri 12:30 PM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaFri 12:30 PM669 km416 miles361 nmNortheast NE
KasamaFri 12:30 PM691 km430 miles373 nmEast-southeast ESE
GitegaFri 12:30 PM708 km440 miles383 nmNortheast NE
LuenaFri 11:30 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouthwest SW
ButareFri 12:30 PM762 km474 miles411 nmNortheast NE
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