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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 462.26 meters/second, 1664.1 kilometres/hour, 1034.0 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"1034.01 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 is currently 443.37 meters/second, 1596.1 kilometres/hour, 991.8 miles/hour or 861.8 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' 29.7"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TshikapaSat 12:30 PM215 km134 miles116 nm SE
LucapaSat 11:30 AM411 km255 miles222 nm SSE
Mbuji-MayiSat 12:30 PM462 km287 miles250 nm ESE
KinshasaSat 11:30 AM480 km298 miles259 nm W
BrazzavilleSat 11:30 AM484 km301 miles261 nm W
MbandakaSat 11:30 AM566 km352 miles306 nm NNW
UígeSat 11:30 AM586 km364 miles316 nm WSW
MalanjeSat 11:30 AM629 km391 miles339 nm SW
ImpfondoSat 11:30 AM739 km459 miles399 nm NNW
FrancevilleSat 11:30 AM759 km472 miles410 nm WNW