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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 10:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 53' South, Longitude: 17° 06' 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"17.23 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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 35' South, Longitude: 21° 15' 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' 48.0"991.55 miWest0° 10' 14.4"11.73 miSouth991.39 mi
24 hours12° 20' 49.7"844.54 miEast3° 52' 44.5"266.61 miSouth880.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandunduSat 11:40 AM176 km109 miles95 nmNorth N
KinshasaSat 11:40 AM208 km129 miles112 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleSat 11:40 AM213 km132 miles115 nmWest-northwest WNW
UígeSat 11:40 AM377 km234 miles203 nmSouthwest SW
TshikapaSat 12:40 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
DolisieSat 11:40 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest W
MalanjeSat 11:40 AM522 km324 miles282 nmSouth S
FrancevilleSat 11:40 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNorthwest NW
CabindaSat 11:40 AM549 km341 miles297 nmWest W
LucapaSat 11:40 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSoutheast SE

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