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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 Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 32' South, Longitude: 28° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.94 meters/second, 1655.8 km/hour, 1028.8 miles/hour or 894.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.3"1028.87 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.0"4.17 miwest0° 22' 26.1"25.70 misouth26.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' South, Longitude: 127° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.24 meters/second, 1545.3 km/hour, 960.2 miles/hour or 834.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.00 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.8"960.06 miwest0° 06' 58.1"7.99 minorth960.37 mi
24 hours13° 12' 12.1"877.84 mieast3° 12' 27.3"220.54 minorth911.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaSat 11:50 AM395 km246 miles213 nmSoutheast SE
BujumburaSat 11:50 AM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth N
GitegaSat 11:50 AM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubumbashiSat 11:50 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbeyaSat 12:50 PM530 km329 miles286 nmEast-southeast ESE
MuyingaSat 11:50 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ButareSat 11:50 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth N
BukavuSat 11:50 AM555 km345 miles299 nmNorth N
KitweSat 11:50 AM588 km365 miles317 nmSouth S
Mbuji-MayiSat 11:50 AM602 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
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