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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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 44' South, Longitude: 26° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.55 meters/second, 1650.8 km/hour, 1025.7 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"1025.75 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.7"3.62 miwest0° 22' 04.0"25.28 misouth25.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 04' South, Longitude: 24° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.38 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.34 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.3"980.48 miwest0° 11' 22.0"13.02 misouth980.25 mi
24 hours13° 42' 04.4"930.18 mieast4° 11' 28.6"288.15 misouth966.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiMon 11:58 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mbuji-MayiMon 11:58 AM445 km277 miles241 nmNorthwest NW
KitweMon 11:58 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaMon 11:58 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasamaMon 11:58 AM525 km326 miles284 nmEast-southeast ESE
RutanaMon 11:58 AM648 km402 miles350 nmNortheast NE
LucapaMon 10:58 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest W
KabweMon 11:58 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BujumburaMon 11:58 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaMon 11:58 AM690 km429 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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