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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 10:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 07' South
Longitude: 23° 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 misouth1031.91 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.8"4.70 miwest0° 22' 47.6"26.11 misouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 26' North
Longitude: 63° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.94 meters/second, 1533.4 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 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"952.60 miwest0° 05' 29.3"6.29 misouth952.88 mi
24 hours11° 37' 00.2"762.48 mieast2° 36' 18.8"179.17 misouth788.59 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 12:14 PM55 km34 miles30 nmEast E
LucapaMon 11:14 AM363 km226 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
LuenaMon 11:14 AM717 km446 miles387 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BujumburaMon 12:14 PM758 km471 miles410 nmEast-northeast ENE
KisanganiMon 12:14 PM770 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiMon 12:14 PM781 km485 miles422 nmSoutheast SE
GitegaMon 12:14 PM815 km507 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareMon 12:14 PM835 km519 miles451 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalanjeMon 11:14 AM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
GitaramaMon 12:14 PM864 km537 miles466 nmEast-northeast ENE
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