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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 13, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 54' South
Longitude: 31° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.53 meters/second, 1654.3 km/hour, 1027.9 miles/hour or 893.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.9"1027.96 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 misouth1027.94 mi
24 hours0° 03' 31.3"4.02 miwest0° 22' 19.3"25.57 misouth25.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 52' South
Longitude: 142° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.26 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 27' 36.1"975.20 miwest0° 09' 02.4"10.36 minorth975.55 mi
24 hours12° 44' 25.4"859.26 mieast3° 55' 05.8"269.34 minorth906.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MzuzuSun 11:40 AM495 km307 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
GitegaSun 11:40 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DodomaSun 12:40 PM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-northeast ENE
BujumburaSun 11:40 AM545 km339 miles295 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuyingaSun 11:40 AM569 km353 miles307 nmNorth N
LubumbashiSun 11:40 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
ButareSun 11:40 AM611 km379 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MwanzaSun 12:40 PM622 km386 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdolaSun 11:40 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KitweSun 11:40 AM638 km396 miles345 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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