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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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 23' South
Longitude: 16° 42' 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"1026.73 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 misouth1026.71 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 24' South
Longitude: 1° 42' 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' 05.2"994.59 miwest0° 12' 25.8"14.24 misouth994.49 mi
24 hours13° 03' 53.7"898.14 mieast4° 47' 29.0"329.31 misouth951.66 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 AM135 km84 miles73 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UígeSun 11:38 AM200 km125 miles108 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuandaSun 11:38 AM386 km240 miles208 nmWest W
LucapaSun 11:38 AM444 km276 miles240 nmEast E
KinshasaSun 11:38 AM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleSun 11:38 AM482 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HuamboSun 11:38 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuenaSun 11:38 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
CabindaSun 11:38 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieSun 11:38 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
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