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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 10:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 19° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.54 meters/second, 1650.8 km/hour, 1025.7 miles/hour or 891.3 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"1025.66 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.64 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.5"3.62 miwest0° 22' 03.8"25.27 misouth25.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' South, Longitude: 17° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.23 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 30.3"980.07 miwest0° 11' 20.2"12.99 misouth979.83 mi
24 hours13° 42' 51.6"930.71 mieast4° 10' 30.6"287.02 misouth966.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LucapaMon 11:28 AM149 km92 miles80 nmEast-northeast ENE
TshikapaMon 12:28 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuenaMon 11:28 AM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth S
MalanjeMon 11:28 AM351 km218 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
UígeMon 11:28 AM498 km309 miles269 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mbuji-MayiMon 12:28 PM543 km337 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboMon 11:28 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaMon 11:28 AM669 km415 miles361 nmNorthwest NW
BrazzavilleMon 11:28 AM675 km420 miles365 nmNorthwest NW
MenongueMon 11:28 AM682 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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