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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 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 32' South, Longitude: 26° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.93 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"1028.86 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.84 mi
24 hours0° 03' 39.0"4.17 miwest0° 22' 26.0"25.70 misouth26.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 124° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.29 meters/second, 1545.4 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.01 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.3"960.16 miwest0° 06' 59.1"8.01 minorth960.47 mi
24 hours13° 12' 00.4"877.70 mieast3° 12' 48.1"220.94 minorth911.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiSat 12:00 Noon343 km213 miles185 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiSat 12:00 Noon473 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RutanaSat 12:00 Noon568 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
BujumburaSat 12:00 Noon569 km353 miles307 nmNortheast NE
GitegaSat 12:00 Noon603 km375 miles326 nmNortheast NE
KasamaSat 12:00 Noon611 km380 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweSat 12:00 Noon618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BukavuSat 12:00 Noon620 km385 miles335 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RuyigiSat 12:00 Noon624 km387 miles337 nmNortheast NE
LucapaSat 11:00 AM625 km389 miles338 nmWest W
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