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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 54' South
Longitude: 28° 47' 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"1027.95 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 misouth1027.93 mi
24 hours0° 03' 31.2"4.02 miwest0° 22' 19.3"25.57 misouth25.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 50' South
Longitude: 140° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.04 meters/second, 1569.8 km/hour, 975.4 miles/hour or 847.6 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' 36.5"975.31 miwest0° 09' 03.3"10.37 minorth975.66 mi
24 hours12° 44' 14.3"859.13 mieast3° 55' 20.6"269.62 minorth906.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiSun 11:50 AM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BujumburaSun 11:50 AM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
GitegaSun 11:50 AM511 km317 miles276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweSun 11:50 AM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth S
NdolaSun 11:50 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth S
MuyingaSun 11:50 AM585 km364 miles316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukavuSun 11:50 AM596 km370 miles322 nmNorth N
ButareSun 11:50 AM596 km370 miles322 nmNorth N
Mbuji-MayiSun 11:50 AM607 km377 miles328 nmWest-northwest WNW
GitaramaSun 11:50 AM653 km406 miles352 nmNorth N
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