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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
LuandaSun 11:38 AM386 km240 miles208 nmWest W
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
CabindaSun 11:38 AM589 km366 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieSun 11:38 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireSun 11:38 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNorthwest NW
Mbuji-MayiSun 12:38 PM800 km497 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoSun 11:38 AM804 km499 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancevilleSun 11:38 AM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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