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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 30' South, Longitude: 16° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.51 meters/second, 1665.0 km/hour, 1034.6 miles/hour or 899.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.4"1034.66 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.18 miwest0° 23' 05.7"26.45 misouth26.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 20' South, Longitude: 9° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.7"1001.34 miwest0° 10' 50.4"12.42 misouth1001.30 mi
24 hours11° 49' 06.1"815.21 mieast4° 14' 30.5"291.51 misouth862.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandunduFri 11:40 AM141 km88 miles76 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 11:40 AM177 km110 miles96 nmWest W
BrazzavilleFri 11:40 AM181 km112 miles98 nmWest W
UígeFri 11:40 AM400 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DolisieFri 11:40 AM469 km292 miles253 nmWest W
TshikapaFri 12:40 PM481 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancevilleFri 11:40 AM486 km302 miles262 nmNorthwest NW
MbandakaFri 11:40 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CabindaFri 11:40 AM535 km332 miles289 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-NoireFri 11:40 AM558 km347 miles301 nmWest W
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