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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 = Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 10:38:00 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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 23' South, Longitude: 16° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.98 meters/second, 1652.3 km/hour, 1026.7 miles/hour or 892.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.5"1026.66 miWest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 miSouth1026.64 mi
24 hours0° 03' 19.0"3.78 miWest0° 22' 11.2"25.41 miSouth25.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 24' South, Longitude: 1° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.67 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.58 miWest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 miSouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 28' 05.3"994.53 miWest0° 12' 25.8"14.24 miSouth994.43 mi
24 hours13° 03' 51.9"898.05 miEast4° 47' 30.1"329.31 miSouth951.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeSun 11:38 AM147 km91 miles79 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UígeSun 11:38 AM229 km142 miles123 nmWest-northwest WNW
LucapaSun 11:38 AM414 km257 miles223 nmEast E
LuandaSun 11:38 AM416 km259 miles225 nmWest W
TshikapaSun 12:38 PM473 km294 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaSun 11:38 AM485 km302 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleSun 11:38 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuenaSun 11:38 AM495 km307 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
HuamboSun 11:38 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CabindaSun 11:38 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-northwest WNW

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