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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 10:58:00 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 10:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' South, Longitude: 11° 53' 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"1024.60 miWest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 miSouth1024.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.6"3.45 miWest0° 21' 55.8"25.12 miSouth25.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 25' South, Longitude: 23° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.82 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.02 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.8"961.21 miWest0° 09' 14.8"10.60 miSouth960.91 mi
24 hours14° 19' 26.4"955.20 miEast3° 10' 06.0"217.88 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 11:58 AM152 km95 miles82 nmEast-northeast ENE
UígeTue 11:58 AM388 km241 miles210 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaTue 11:58 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth N
Pointe-NoireTue 11:58 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
MalanjeTue 11:58 AM493 km306 miles266 nmEast E
DolisieTue 11:58 AM551 km342 miles297 nmNorth N
HuamboTue 11:58 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaTue 11:58 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 11:58 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNortheast NE
LubangoTue 11:58 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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