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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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 09:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 07' South
Longitude: 28° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.30 meters/second, 1660.7 km/hour, 1031.9 miles/hour or 896.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.3"1031.94 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.8"4.70 miwest0° 22' 47.7"26.11 misouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 09:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 28' North
Longitude: 58° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.87 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.8"952.43 miwest0° 05' 27.5"6.26 misouth952.71 mi
24 hours11° 37' 03.3"762.41 mieast2° 35' 36.6"178.36 misouth788.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BujumburaMon 11:54 AM334 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaMon 11:54 AM360 km224 miles194 nmNortheast NE
BukavuMon 11:54 AM406 km253 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ButareMon 11:54 AM429 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MuyingaMon 11:54 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNortheast NE
GitaramaMon 11:54 AM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mbuji-MayiMon 11:54 AM498 km310 miles269 nmWest W
KigaliMon 11:54 AM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiMon 11:54 AM617 km384 miles333 nmSouth S
MwanzaMon 12:54 PM666 km414 miles360 nmNortheast NE
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