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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 = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 9:58:00 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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 09:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' South, Longitude: 26° 53' 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"1024.64 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1024.62 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° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.17 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' 54.5"961.99 miWest0° 09' 21.1"10.72 miSouth961.69 mi
24 hours14° 18' 08.8"954.47 miEast3° 12' 58.1"221.16 miSouth972.13 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 AM290 km180 miles157 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KitweTue 11:58 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdolaTue 11:58 AM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasamaTue 11:58 AM490 km304 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mbuji-MayiTue 11:58 AM491 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
KabweTue 11:58 AM615 km382 miles332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RutanaTue 11:58 AM668 km415 miles361 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LucapaTue 10:58 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest W
BujumburaTue 11:58 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaTue 11:58 AM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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