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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 10:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 07' South
Longitude: 24° 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"1031.93 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.8"4.70 miwest0° 22' 47.6"26.11 misouth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 26' North
Longitude: 62° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.93 meters/second, 1533.3 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 827.9 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"952.57 miwest0° 05' 29.0"6.29 misouth952.84 mi
24 hours11° 37' 00.8"762.47 mieast2° 36' 10.5"179.01 misouth788.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiMon 12:10 PM55 km34 miles30 nmWest W
LucapaMon 11:10 AM449 km279 miles242 nmSouthwest SW
BujumburaMon 12:10 PM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukavuMon 12:10 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNortheast NE
GitegaMon 12:10 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubumbashiMon 12:10 PM718 km446 miles388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ButareMon 12:10 PM738 km459 miles399 nmEast-northeast ENE
KisanganiMon 12:10 PM744 km462 miles402 nmNorth N
GitaramaMon 12:10 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNortheast NE
LuenaMon 11:10 AM777 km483 miles419 nmSouthwest SW
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