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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 29' South, Longitude: 14° 20' East

The ground speed is currently 457.59 meters/second, 1647.3 kilometres/hour, 1023.6 miles/hour or 889.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.06 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.06 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1023.53 miWest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 miSouth1023.51 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.8"3.27 miWest0° 21' 47.6"24.96 miSouth25.18 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 34' South, Longitude: 40° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 kilometres/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.73 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.8"943.82 miWest0° 06' 22.3"7.31 miSouth943.56 mi
24 hours14° 41' 57.5"963.90 miEast1° 53' 59.6"130.68 miSouth967.21 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaWed 11:48 AM140 km87 miles76 nm WNW
MalanjeWed 11:48 AM221 km138 miles120 nm E
UígeWed 11:48 AM222 km138 miles120 nm NNE
HuamboWed 11:48 AM395 km246 miles213 nm SSE
CabindaWed 11:48 AM494 km307 miles267 nm NNW
KinshasaWed 11:48 AM581 km361 miles314 nm N
Pointe-NoireWed 11:48 AM586 km364 miles317 nm NNW
BrazzavilleWed 11:48 AM587 km365 miles317 nm N
LubangoWed 11:48 AM608 km378 miles328 nm S
DolisieWed 11:48 AM612 km380 miles330 nm NNW