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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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 29' South, Longitude: 14° 03' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.06 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.06 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1023.60 miwest0° 00' 54.7"1.04 misouth1023.58 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° 24' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.74 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 23' 34.8"943.88 miwest0° 06' 22.2"7.30 misouth943.61 mi
24 hours14° 41' 58.1"963.96 mieast1° 53' 55.7"130.62 misouth967.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaWed 11:48 AM115 km71 miles62 nmNorthwest NW
UígeWed 11:48 AM235 km146 miles127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeWed 11:48 AM252 km157 miles136 nmEast E
HuamboWed 11:48 AM408 km254 miles220 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CabindaWed 11:48 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireWed 11:48 AM573 km356 miles309 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KinshasaWed 11:48 AM588 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleWed 11:48 AM593 km369 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieWed 11:48 AM603 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubangoWed 11:48 AM604 km375 miles326 nmSouth S
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