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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

UTC time = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 9:58:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 56' 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"1025.68 miWest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 miSouth1025.66 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.7"3.62 miWest0° 22' 04.0"25.27 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° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.39 meters/second, 1578.2 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.2 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' 32.4"980.43 miWest0° 11' 22.2"13.02 miSouth980.19 mi
24 hours13° 42' 02.5"930.09 miEast4° 11' 30.9"288.17 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
LubumbashiMon 11:58 AM329 km204 miles178 nmSouth S
Mbuji-MayiMon 11:58 AM469 km292 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
KitweMon 11:58 AM471 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasamaMon 11:58 AM496 km308 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdolaMon 11:58 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RutanaMon 11:58 AM631 km392 miles340 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BujumburaMon 11:58 AM653 km406 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KabweMon 11:58 AM653 km406 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitegaMon 11:58 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LucapaMon 10:58 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest W

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