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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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 54' South
Longitude: 26° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.53 meters/second, 1654.3 km/hour, 1027.9 miles/hour or 893.2 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"1027.94 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 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 49' South
Longitude: 138° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.09 meters/second, 1569.9 km/hour, 975.5 miles/hour or 847.7 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' 37.0"975.42 miwest0° 09' 04.0"10.39 minorth975.76 mi
24 hours12° 44' 03.0"859.01 mieast3° 55' 35.3"269.89 minorth906.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mbuji-MayiSun 12:00 Noon358 km222 miles193 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiSun 12:00 Noon435 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KitweSun 12:00 Noon582 km361 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasamaSun 12:00 Noon598 km372 miles323 nmEast-southeast ESE
BujumburaSun 12:00 Noon606 km377 miles327 nmNortheast NE
LucapaSun 11:00 AM613 km381 miles331 nmWest W
NdolaSun 12:00 Noon617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitegaSun 12:00 Noon639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
BukavuSun 12:00 Noon660 km410 miles357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ButareSun 12:00 Noon701 km436 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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