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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 38' South
Longitude: 19° 19' 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"1028.63 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 35.5"4.11 miwest0° 22' 24.9"25.68 misouth26.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 39' North
Longitude: 20° 24' 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' 20.1"1001.40 miwest0° 12' 07.7"13.89 misouth1001.61 mi
24 hours12° 01' 46.8"830.48 mieast4° 58' 27.9"341.81 misouth899.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiFri 12:28 PM500 km310 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaFri 11:28 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleFri 11:28 AM582 km362 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaFri 11:28 AM684 km425 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
HuamboFri 11:28 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSouthwest SW
CabindaFri 11:28 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieFri 11:28 AM828 km514 miles447 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pointe-NoireFri 11:28 AM883 km548 miles477 nmWest-northwest WNW
FrancevilleFri 11:28 AM919 km571 miles496 nmNorthwest NW
LubumbashiFri 12:28 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast-southeast ESE
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