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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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 45' South
Longitude: 19° 09' 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"1025.73 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.71 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 10' South
Longitude: 17° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.22 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.3 miles/hour or 851.8 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' 30.1"980.12 miwest0° 11' 20.2"12.99 misouth979.89 mi
24 hours13° 42' 53.3"930.80 mieast4° 10' 28.3"287.00 misouth966.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiMon 12:28 PM569 km354 miles307 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboMon 11:28 AM582 km361 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
KinshasaMon 11:28 AM648 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaMon 11:28 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest W
BrazzavilleMon 11:28 AM655 km407 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
CabindaMon 11:28 AM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieMon 11:28 AM875 km543 miles472 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireMon 11:28 AM916 km569 miles495 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubangoMon 11:28 AM920 km572 miles497 nmSouthwest SW
LubumbashiMon 12:28 PM968 km601 miles523 nmEast-southeast ESE
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