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Day and Night World Map

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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 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 07' South
Longitude: 14° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.07 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' 01.6"3.45 miwest0° 21' 55.9"25.12 misouth25.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 24' South
Longitude: 26° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.87 meters/second, 1547.5 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 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' 51.2"961.39 miwest0° 09' 15.7"10.62 misouth961.09 mi
24 hours14° 19' 15.0"955.16 mieast3° 10' 31.6"218.38 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
LuandaTue 11:48 AM100 km62 miles54 nmWest-northwest WNW
HuamboTue 11:48 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CabindaTue 11:48 AM447 km278 miles241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireTue 11:48 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KinshasaTue 11:48 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleTue 11:48 AM553 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieTue 11:48 AM566 km352 miles305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubangoTue 11:48 AM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth S
FrancevilleTue 11:48 AM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth N
LibrevilleTue 11:48 AM1171 km728 miles632 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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