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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:14:00 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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' South, Longitude: 23° 22' 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"1031.86 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.8"4.70 miWest0° 22' 47.6"26.10 miSouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' North, Longitude: 63° 17' 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"952.53 miWest0° 05' 29.1"6.29 miSouth952.80 mi
24 hours11° 37' 00.4"762.43 miEast2° 36' 16.6"179.11 miSouth788.52 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 PM24 km15 miles13 nmEast E
TshikapaMon 12:14 PM287 km178 miles155 nmWest W
LucapaMon 11:14 AM386 km240 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
BujumburaMon 12:14 PM732 km455 miles395 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuenaMon 11:14 AM733 km455 miles396 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KisanganiMon 12:14 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiMon 12:14 PM762 km474 miles412 nmSoutheast SE
GitegaMon 12:14 PM786 km489 miles425 nmEast-northeast ENE
ButareMon 12:14 PM807 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
RuyigiMon 12:14 PM818 km508 miles441 nmEast-northeast ENE

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