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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 10:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' South, Longitude: 16° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.08 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' 07.6"1024.68 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1024.66 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.8"3.45 miwest0° 21' 55.9"25.12 misouth25.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 22' South, Longitude: 28° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.93 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 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' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.0"961.52 miwest0° 09' 16.9"10.64 misouth961.22 mi
24 hours14° 19' 02.1"955.04 mieast3° 11' 00.4"218.93 misouth972.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeTue 11:38 AM55 km34 miles30 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UígeTue 11:38 AM238 km148 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaTue 11:38 AM372 km231 miles201 nmWest W
HuamboTue 11:38 AM416 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LucapaTue 11:38 AM462 km287 miles250 nmEast E
LuenaTue 11:38 AM468 km291 miles252 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaTue 11:38 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TshikapaTue 12:38 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleTue 11:38 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MenongueTue 11:38 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth S
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