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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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' South, Longitude: 26° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.09 meters/second, 1649.1 km/hour, 1024.7 miles/hour or 890.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.08 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.08 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.8"1024.71 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1024.69 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.9"3.45 miwest0° 21' 56.1"25.13 misouth25.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' South, Longitude: 38° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.16 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.4"962.04 miwest0° 09' 20.9"10.72 misouth961.75 mi
24 hours14° 18' 10.3"954.55 mieast3° 12' 54.9"221.11 misouth972.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiTue 11:58 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KitweTue 11:58 AM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mbuji-MayiTue 11:58 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNorthwest NW
NdolaTue 11:58 AM482 km300 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasamaTue 11:58 AM519 km323 miles280 nmEast-southeast ESE
KabweTue 11:58 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LucapaTue 10:58 AM649 km403 miles350 nmWest W
BujumburaTue 11:58 AM704 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LusakaTue 11:58 AM722 km448 miles390 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitegaTue 11:58 AM728 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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