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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 22' South
Longitude: 17° 44' 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"1033.31 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.30 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.1"4.96 miwest0° 22' 56.5"26.28 misouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 58' North
Longitude: 92° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.23 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"937.52 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 misouth937.57 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.5"756.71 mieast0° 49' 06.3"56.31 misouth760.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KinshasaSat 11:36 AM292 km181 miles157 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleSat 11:36 AM297 km185 miles160 nmWest-northwest WNW
UígeSat 11:36 AM386 km240 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaSat 11:36 AM475 km295 miles256 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeSat 11:36 AM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DolisieSat 11:36 AM575 km357 miles310 nmWest-northwest WNW
CabindaSat 11:36 AM614 km382 miles332 nmWest W
FrancevilleSat 11:36 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaSat 11:36 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-NoireSat 11:36 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest W
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