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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 9:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 52' South, Longitude: 32° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 462.26 meters/second, 1664.2 kilometres/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 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"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1034.04 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.2"5.08 miWest0° 23' 02.2"26.38 miSouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' South, Longitude: 35° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 443.56 meters/second, 1596.8 kilometres/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 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' 29.8"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.3"992.05 miWest0° 10' 16.6"11.77 miSouth991.90 mi
24 hours12° 19' 24.9"843.30 miEast3° 53' 57.7"268.01 miSouth880.20 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
TaboraSat 12:40 PM79 km49 miles43 nmEast-southeast ESE
RutanaSat 11:40 AM257 km159 miles139 nmWest-northwest WNW
RuyigiSat 11:40 AM257 km160 miles139 nmNorthwest NW
MwanzaSat 12:40 PM274 km171 miles148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GitegaSat 11:40 AM289 km180 miles156 nmWest-northwest WNW
MuyingaSat 11:40 AM297 km185 miles160 nmNorthwest NW
NgoziSat 11:40 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
BujumburaSat 11:40 AM346 km215 miles187 nmWest-northwest WNW
ButareSat 11:40 AM363 km225 miles196 nmNorthwest NW
RwamaganaSat 11:40 AM371 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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