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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 10:48:00 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 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 14° 26' 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"1025.65 miWest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 miSouth1025.63 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° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.12 meters/second, 1577.2 km/hour, 980.1 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 miSouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 26' 28.9"979.83 miWest0° 11' 18.9"12.96 miSouth979.59 mi
24 hours13° 43' 24.0"931.12 miEast4° 09' 50.2"286.25 miSouth966.91 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 AM132 km82 miles71 nmWest W
UígeMon 11:48 AM144 km89 miles78 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeMon 11:48 AM228 km141 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
CabindaMon 11:48 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorthwest NW
HuamboMon 11:48 AM468 km291 miles252 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KinshasaMon 11:48 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleMon 11:48 AM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireMon 11:48 AM522 km324 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieMon 11:48 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuenaMon 11:48 AM688 km427 miles371 nmEast-southeast ESE

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