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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 = Friday, October 4, 2013 at 10:40:00 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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 30' South, Longitude: 17° 10' 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"1034.58 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.57 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° 26' 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' 00.8"1001.28 miWest0° 10' 50.4"12.41 miSouth1001.23 mi
24 hours11° 49' 04.7"815.13 miEast4° 14' 31.2"291.50 miSouth862.83 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 AM132 km82 miles71 nmNorth N
KinshasaFri 11:40 AM208 km129 miles112 nmWest W
BrazzavilleFri 11:40 AM212 km132 miles114 nmWest W
UígeFri 11:40 AM416 km259 miles225 nmSouthwest SW
TshikapaFri 12:40 PM454 km282 miles245 nmEast-southeast ESE
DolisieFri 11:40 AM500 km311 miles270 nmWest W
FrancevilleFri 11:40 AM510 km317 miles275 nmNorthwest NW
MbandakaFri 11:40 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CabindaFri 11:40 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalanjeFri 11:40 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth S

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