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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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 23' South, Longitude: 14° 12' 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"1026.72 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 misouth1026.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.9"3.78 miwest0° 22' 11.2"25.41 misouth25.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 27' South, Longitude: 0° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.63 meters/second, 1600.7 km/hour, 994.6 miles/hour or 864.3 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' 04.6"994.52 miwest0° 12' 25.5"14.23 misouth994.41 mi
24 hours13° 04' 09.6"898.38 mieast4° 47' 18.1"329.10 misouth951.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaSun 11:48 AM118 km74 miles64 nmWest-southwest WSW
UígeSun 11:48 AM127 km79 miles69 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeSun 11:48 AM268 km166 miles145 nmEast-southeast ESE
CabindaSun 11:48 AM384 km238 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
KinshasaSun 11:48 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSun 11:48 AM471 km292 miles254 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireSun 11:48 AM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieSun 11:48 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HuamboSun 11:48 AM514 km319 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LubangoSun 11:48 AM727 km452 miles393 nmSouth S
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