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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 10:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' South, Longitude: 23° 08' 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"1027.84 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miNorth1027.86 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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 08' South, Longitude: 9° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.07 meters/second, 1591.4 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 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' 23.1"988.76 miWest0° 11' 13.0"12.85 miNorth989.08 mi
24 hours13° 15' 38.3"908.03 miEast4° 39' 35.0"320.20 miNorth966.85 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 12:40 PM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LucapaFri 11:40 AM270 km168 miles146 nmWest-southwest WSW
TshikapaFri 12:40 PM307 km191 miles166 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuenaFri 11:40 AM556 km345 miles300 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiFri 12:40 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeFri 11:40 AM769 km478 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweFri 12:40 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSoutheast SE
MonguFri 12:40 PM815 km506 miles440 nmSouth S
BujumburaFri 12:40 PM854 km530 miles461 nmNortheast NE
UígeFri 11:40 AM891 km554 miles481 nmWest W

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