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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 10:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 07' South
Longitude: 11° 36' 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"1024.67 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 misouth1024.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.5"3.45 miwest0° 21' 55.8"25.12 misouth25.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 25' South
Longitude: 23° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.81 meters/second, 1547.3 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 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.7"961.26 miwest0° 09' 14.8"10.60 misouth960.96 mi
24 hours14° 19' 27.8"955.28 mieast3° 10' 02.8"217.83 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 11:58 AM182 km113 miles98 nmEast E
CabindaTue 11:58 AM400 km248 miles216 nmNorth N
UígeTue 11:58 AM416 km259 miles225 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireTue 11:58 AM481 km299 miles260 nmNorth N
MalanjeTue 11:58 AM523 km325 miles283 nmEast E
DolisieTue 11:58 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboTue 11:58 AM606 km377 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaTue 11:58 AM671 km417 miles362 nmNortheast NE
LubangoTue 11:58 AM674 km419 miles364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrazzavilleTue 11:58 AM674 km419 miles364 nmNortheast NE
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