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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 16' South, Longitude: 17° 02' 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"1033.39 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.38 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.1"4.96 miwest0° 22' 58.1"26.30 misouth26.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' South, Longitude: 33° 36' 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"977.58 miwest0° 08' 59.5"10.30 misouth977.35 mi
24 hours12° 55' 36.5"873.16 mieast3° 15' 03.7"223.50 misouth895.55 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 AM217 km135 miles117 nmWest-northwest WNW
BandunduSun 11:40 AM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleSun 11:40 AM223 km139 miles120 nmWest-northwest WNW
UígeSun 11:40 AM338 km210 miles183 nmSouthwest SW
TshikapaSun 12:40 PM436 km271 miles235 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalanjeSun 11:40 AM479 km298 miles259 nmSouth S
DolisieSun 11:40 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
CabindaSun 11:40 AM537 km334 miles290 nmWest W
LucapaSun 11:40 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSoutheast SE
FrancevilleSun 11:40 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
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