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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 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 53' South, Longitude: 17° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 462.25 meters/second, 1664.1 kilometres/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 35' South, Longitude: 21° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 443.33 meters/second, 1596.0 kilometres/hour, 991.7 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' 48.0"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 Its Zenith

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

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