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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 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' South, Longitude: 14° 23' 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"1024.61 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1024.59 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 Latitude: 15° 23' South, Longitude: 26° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.88 meters/second, 1547.6 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' 51.4"961.34 miwest0° 09' 15.9"10.62 misouth961.04 mi
24 hours14° 19' 13.6"955.08 mieast3° 10' 34.8"218.43 misouth972.14 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 AM130 km81 miles70 nmWest-northwest WNW
UígeTue 11:48 AM183 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeTue 11:48 AM221 km137 miles119 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboTue 11:48 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CabindaTue 11:48 AM462 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KinshasaTue 11:48 AM540 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleTue 11:48 AM546 km339 miles295 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireTue 11:48 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DolisieTue 11:48 AM575 km357 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubangoTue 11:48 AM649 km403 miles350 nmSouth S
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