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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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 53' South
Longitude: 14° 19' 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"1034.08 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.07 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.9"5.07 miwest0° 23' 02.0"26.38 misouth26.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 10:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 36' South
Longitude: 18° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.29 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 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' 47.3"991.52 miwest0° 10' 13.9"11.72 misouth991.37 mi
24 hours12° 21' 05.5"844.83 mieast3° 52' 30.6"266.36 misouth881.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KinshasaSat 11:50 AM126 km78 miles68 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleSat 11:50 AM127 km79 miles69 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieSat 11:50 AM197 km123 miles107 nmWest-northwest WNW
CabindaSat 11:50 AM248 km154 miles134 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-NoireSat 11:50 AM272 km169 miles147 nmWest W
UígeSat 11:50 AM312 km194 miles169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FrancevilleSat 11:50 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaSat 11:50 AM453 km281 miles245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalanjeSat 11:50 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port-GentilSat 11:50 AM768 km477 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
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