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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 = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 36' 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"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1034.01 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.0"5.07 miWest0° 23' 02.0"26.38 miSouth26.86 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° 40' 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"991.63 miWest0° 10' 14.8"11.74 miSouth991.48 mi
24 hours12° 20' 35.6"844.33 miEast3° 52' 56.7"266.84 miSouth880.78 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 PM215 km134 miles116 nmSoutheast SE
LucapaSat 11:30 AM411 km255 miles222 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mbuji-MayiSat 12:30 PM462 km287 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaSat 11:30 AM480 km298 miles259 nmWest W
BrazzavilleSat 11:30 AM484 km301 miles261 nmWest W
MbandakaSat 11:30 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UígeSat 11:30 AM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalanjeSat 11:30 AM629 km391 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
FrancevilleSat 11:30 AM759 km472 miles410 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuenaSat 11:30 AM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth S

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