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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 45' South
Longitude: 10° 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' 03.6"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 16' South
Longitude: 8° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.04 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"979.72 miwest0° 11' 17.9"12.94 misouth979.48 mi
24 hours13° 43' 48.7"931.50 mieast4° 09' 19.4"285.68 misouth967.09 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 PM284 km177 miles153 nmEast E
CabindaMon 12:02 PM392 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireMon 12:02 PM460 km286 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UígeMon 12:02 PM502 km312 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieMon 12:02 PM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeMon 12:02 PM632 km392 miles341 nmEast E
KinshasaMon 12:02 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNortheast NE
HuamboMon 12:02 PM712 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
BrazzavilleMon 12:02 PM713 km443 miles385 nmNortheast NE
LubangoMon 12:02 PM749 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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