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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 10:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 11° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.53 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"1025.71 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.3"3.62 miwest0° 22' 03.7"25.27 misouth25.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 9° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.06 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 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' 28.0"979.76 miwest0° 11' 18.2"12.95 misouth979.53 mi
24 hours13° 43' 42.1"931.42 mieast4° 09' 27.5"285.84 misouth967.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 11:58 AM174 km108 miles94 nmEast E
CabindaMon 11:58 AM358 km223 miles194 nmNorth N
UígeMon 11:58 AM396 km246 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireMon 11:58 AM440 km273 miles237 nmNorth N
DolisieMon 11:58 AM516 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeMon 11:58 AM523 km325 miles282 nmEast E
HuamboMon 11:58 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 11:58 AM635 km395 miles343 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 11:58 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
LubangoMon 11:58 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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