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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 38' South, Longitude: 19° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.83 meters/second, 1655.4 km/hour, 1028.6 miles/hour or 893.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1028.55 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.54 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.5"4.11 miwest0° 22' 25.0"25.67 misouth26.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 20° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.2"1001.33 miwest0° 12' 07.7"13.89 misouth1001.54 mi
24 hours12° 01' 45.7"830.40 mieast4° 58' 27.4"341.77 misouth899.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaFri 11:28 AM153 km95 miles82 nmSoutheast SE
TshikapaFri 12:28 PM188 km117 miles101 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeFri 11:28 AM417 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuenaFri 11:28 AM461 km286 miles249 nmSouth S
Mbuji-MayiFri 12:28 PM471 km293 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeFri 11:28 AM501 km311 miles271 nmWest W
KinshasaFri 11:28 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleFri 11:28 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboFri 11:28 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaFri 11:28 AM715 km444 miles386 nmWest-southwest WSW
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