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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 10:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' South, Longitude: 24° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.09 meters/second, 1649.1 km/hour, 1024.7 miles/hour or 890.4 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 misouth1024.68 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 10:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 17' South, Longitude: 35° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 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' 53.8"961.91 miwest0° 09' 20.0"10.70 misouth961.62 mi
24 hours14° 18' 23.3"954.68 mieast3° 12' 26.3"220.57 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
Mbuji-MayiTue 12:08 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth N
LucapaTue 11:08 AM377 km234 miles204 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiTue 12:08 PM466 km289 miles251 nmSoutheast SE
TshikapaTue 12:08 PM471 km292 miles254 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaTue 11:08 AM545 km339 miles295 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweTue 12:08 PM608 km378 miles328 nmSoutheast SE
NdolaTue 12:08 PM654 km406 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
MonguTue 12:08 PM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
KabweTue 12:08 PM757 km471 miles409 nmSoutheast SE
KasamaTue 12:08 PM788 km490 miles426 nmEast E
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