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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 44' South
Longitude: 29° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.55 meters/second, 1650.8 km/hour, 1025.8 miles/hour or 891.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.76 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.74 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.7"3.62 miwest0° 22' 04.0"25.28 misouth25.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 02' South
Longitude: 26° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.44 meters/second, 1578.4 km/hour, 980.8 miles/hour or 852.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.35 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.0"980.60 miwest0° 11' 22.7"13.04 misouth980.37 mi
24 hours13° 41' 48.1"929.97 mieast4° 11' 48.5"288.53 misouth966.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaMon 11:48 AM279 km173 miles150 nmSoutheast SE
LubumbashiMon 11:48 AM372 km231 miles201 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KitweMon 11:48 AM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdolaMon 11:48 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouth S
MbeyaMon 12:48 PM473 km294 miles256 nmEast E
KarongaMon 11:48 AM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-southeast ESE
GitegaMon 11:48 AM593 km368 miles320 nmNorth N
BujumburaMon 11:48 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth N
MzuzuMon 11:48 AM612 km380 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweMon 11:48 AM636 km395 miles344 nmSouth S
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