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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 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 14° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.54 meters/second, 1650.7 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"1025.72 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.70 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.4"3.62 miwest0° 22' 03.7"25.27 misouth25.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' South, Longitude: 12° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.12 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.0 miles/hour or 851.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.7"979.88 miwest0° 11' 18.8"12.96 misouth979.65 mi
24 hours13° 43' 25.9"931.21 mieast4° 09' 47.9"286.22 misouth966.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 11:48 AM102 km63 miles55 nmWest W
UígeMon 11:48 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNortheast NE
MalanjeMon 11:48 AM256 km159 miles138 nmEast-southeast ESE
CabindaMon 11:48 AM414 km257 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HuamboMon 11:48 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pointe-NoireMon 11:48 AM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KinshasaMon 11:48 AM506 km315 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleMon 11:48 AM512 km318 miles276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieMon 11:48 AM529 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubangoMon 11:48 AM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth S
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