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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 11:02:00 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 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 10° 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' 03.6"25.27 miSouth25.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 9° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.05 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' 27.8"979.66 miWest0° 11' 18.0"12.94 miSouth979.42 mi
24 hours13° 43' 46.8"931.41 miEast4° 09' 21.7"285.70 miSouth967.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 12:02 PM253 km157 miles137 nmEast E
CabindaMon 12:02 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireMon 12:02 PM451 km280 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeMon 12:02 PM472 km294 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieMon 12:02 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeMon 12:02 PM601 km374 miles325 nmEast E
HuamboMon 12:02 PM688 km428 miles372 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaMon 12:02 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:02 PM692 km430 miles373 nmNortheast NE
LubangoMon 12:02 PM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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