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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

UTC time = Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 9:50:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' South, Longitude: 29° 04' 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"1027.88 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miSouth1027.86 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 Latitude: 12° 51' South, Longitude: 140° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.04 meters/second, 1569.7 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' 36.4"975.23 miWest0° 09' 03.1"10.37 miNorth975.58 mi
24 hours12° 44' 15.4"859.09 miEast3° 55' 18.9"269.57 miNorth906.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaSun 11:50 AM348 km216 miles188 nmSoutheast SE
LubumbashiSun 11:50 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RutanaSun 11:50 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbeyaSun 12:50 PM496 km308 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
BujumburaSun 11:50 AM503 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
GitegaSun 11:50 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
RuyigiSun 11:50 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweSun 11:50 AM550 km342 miles297 nmSouth S
NgoziSun 11:50 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth N
NdolaSun 11:50 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth S

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