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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 53' South
Longitude: 16° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.25 meters/second, 1664.1 km/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 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"1034.08 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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 35' South
Longitude: 20° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.33 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 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' 47.9"991.61 miwest0° 10' 14.4"11.73 misouth991.45 mi
24 hours12° 20' 51.4"844.62 mieast3° 52' 43.0"266.60 misouth880.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KinshasaSat 11:40 AM179 km111 miles97 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleSat 11:40 AM184 km114 miles99 nmWest-northwest WNW
UígeSat 11:40 AM359 km223 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DolisieSat 11:40 AM466 km290 miles252 nmWest W
FrancevilleSat 11:40 AM508 km316 miles275 nmNorthwest NW
MalanjeSat 11:40 AM518 km322 miles280 nmSouth S
CabindaSat 11:40 AM519 km322 miles280 nmWest W
Pointe-NoireSat 11:40 AM549 km341 miles296 nmWest W
LucapaSat 11:40 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSat 11:40 AM590 km367 miles319 nmSouthwest SW
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