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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 10:58:00 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 10:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 11° 56' 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"1025.64 miWest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 miSouth1025.62 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: 10° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.07 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' 28.1"979.71 miWest0° 11' 18.3"12.95 miSouth979.47 mi
24 hours13° 43' 40.4"931.33 miEast4° 09' 29.8"285.86 miSouth966.98 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 AM143 km89 miles77 nmEast E
CabindaMon 11:58 AM355 km220 miles191 nmNorth N
UígeMon 11:58 AM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireMon 11:58 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth N
MalanjeMon 11:58 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast E
DolisieMon 11:58 AM510 km317 miles275 nmNorth N
HuamboMon 11:58 AM609 km379 miles329 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 11:58 AM616 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 11:58 AM620 km385 miles335 nmNortheast NE
LubangoMon 11:58 AM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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