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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 16' South
Longitude: 16° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.98 meters/second, 1663.1 km/hour, 1033.4 miles/hour or 898.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.46 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.1"4.96 miwest0° 22' 58.1"26.31 misouth26.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 28' South
Longitude: 33° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.11 meters/second, 1573.6 km/hour, 977.8 miles/hour or 849.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.30 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 22.9"977.63 miwest0° 08' 59.4"10.30 misouth977.41 mi
24 hours12° 55' 38.3"873.24 mieast3° 15' 01.5"223.48 misouth895.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KinshasaSun 11:40 AM191 km118 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleSun 11:40 AM197 km122 miles106 nmNorthwest NW
UígeSun 11:40 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouthwest SW
DolisieSun 11:40 AM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalanjeSun 11:40 AM475 km295 miles256 nmSouth S
CabindaSun 11:40 AM506 km314 miles273 nmWest W
FrancevilleSun 11:40 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNorthwest NW
Pointe-NoireSun 11:40 AM543 km338 miles293 nmWest W
LuandaSun 11:40 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
LucapaSun 11:40 AM562 km349 miles304 nmSoutheast SE
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