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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 10:08:00 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 10:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' South, Longitude: 24° 23' 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"1024.64 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1024.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.9"3.45 miWest0° 21' 56.1"25.12 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° 57' 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"16.03 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.9"961.86 miWest0° 09' 20.0"10.70 miSouth961.56 mi
24 hours14° 18' 21.8"954.60 miEast3° 12' 29.5"220.62 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
Mbuji-MayiTue 12:08 PM342 km212 miles185 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LucapaTue 11:08 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest W
LubumbashiTue 12:08 PM442 km274 miles238 nmSoutheast SE
TshikapaTue 12:08 PM495 km308 miles267 nmNorthwest NW
LuenaTue 11:08 AM571 km355 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
KitweTue 12:08 PM586 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
NdolaTue 12:08 PM631 km392 miles341 nmSoutheast SE
MonguTue 12:08 PM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth S
KabweTue 12:08 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSoutheast SE
KasamaTue 12:08 PM758 km471 miles409 nmEast E

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