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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 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
LucapaMon 11:28 AM179 km111 miles97 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalanjeMon 11:28 AM321 km200 miles173 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuenaMon 11:28 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE
UígeMon 11:28 AM468 km291 miles253 nmWest-northwest WNW
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
MenongueMon 11:28 AM674 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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