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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 = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:36:00 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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 18° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.91 meters/second, 1662.9 km/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.24 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.23 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.1"4.96 miWest0° 22' 56.5"26.27 miSouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 91° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.22 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.3"937.46 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth937.50 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.5"756.66 miEast0° 49' 03.8"56.25 miSouth760.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandunduSat 11:36 AM236 km147 miles127 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KinshasaSat 11:36 AM320 km199 miles173 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleSat 11:36 AM325 km202 miles176 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaSat 12:36 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeSat 11:36 AM410 km255 miles221 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaSat 11:36 AM454 km282 miles245 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeSat 11:36 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbandakaSat 11:36 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth N
DolisieSat 11:36 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mbuji-MayiSat 12:36 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast E

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