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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 11:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' South, Longitude: 12° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.52 meters/second, 1654.3 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"1027.93 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 50.0"3.24 miwest0° 22' 46.1"26.08 minorth26.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 01' South, Longitude: 0° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.22 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.49 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.7"989.18 miwest0° 11' 15.0"12.89 minorth989.49 mi
24 hours13° 14' 59.3"907.64 mieast4° 40' 06.2"320.81 minorth966.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaFri 12:20 PM112 km69 miles60 nmSouth-southeast SSE
UígeFri 12:20 PM245 km152 miles132 nmEast E
CabindaFri 12:20 PM269 km167 miles145 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireFri 12:20 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieFri 12:20 PM409 km254 miles221 nmNorth N
MalanjeFri 12:20 PM425 km264 miles229 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaFri 12:20 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 12:20 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboFri 12:20 PM625 km388 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FrancevilleFri 12:20 PM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth N
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