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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 53' South, Longitude: 19° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.26 meters/second, 1664.1 km/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.6 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' 11.2"1034.09 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.07 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.0"5.07 miwest0° 23' 02.0"26.38 misouth26.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 33' South, Longitude: 23° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.37 meters/second, 1596.1 km/hour, 991.8 miles/hour or 861.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 29' 48.5"991.69 miwest0° 10' 14.8"11.74 misouth991.54 mi
24 hours12° 20' 37.2"844.41 mieast3° 52' 55.4"266.84 misouth880.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TshikapaSat 12:30 PM236 km146 miles127 nmSoutheast SE
LucapaSat 11:30 AM421 km262 miles228 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KinshasaSat 11:30 AM449 km279 miles243 nmWest W
BrazzavilleSat 11:30 AM453 km282 miles245 nmWest W
Mbuji-MayiSat 12:30 PM492 km306 miles266 nmEast-southeast ESE
MbandakaSat 11:30 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UígeSat 11:30 AM560 km348 miles302 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalanjeSat 11:30 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FrancevilleSat 11:30 AM732 km455 miles395 nmWest-northwest WNW
DolisieSat 11:30 AM741 km460 miles400 nmWest W
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