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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 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' South, Longitude: 22° 51' 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"1027.91 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.93 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.8"3.23 miwest0° 22' 45.9"26.08 minorth26.28 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° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.07 meters/second, 1591.5 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"988.84 miwest0° 11' 13.0"12.85 minorth989.15 mi
24 hours13° 15' 37.2"908.08 mieast4° 39' 36.0"320.23 minorth966.91 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 PM213 km133 miles115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LucapaFri 11:40 AM240 km149 miles129 nmWest-southwest WSW
TshikapaFri 12:40 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaFri 11:40 AM537 km333 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiFri 12:40 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeFri 11:40 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweFri 12:40 PM799 km496 miles431 nmSoutheast SE
MonguFri 12:40 PM815 km507 miles440 nmSouth S
UígeFri 11:40 AM861 km535 miles465 nmWest W
BujumburaFri 12:40 PM877 km545 miles474 nmNortheast NE
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