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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 10:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 54' South, Longitude: 26° 34' 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"1027.87 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 10:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' South, Longitude: 138° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.08 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' 36.9"975.34 miwest0° 09' 03.8"10.39 minorth975.68 mi
24 hours12° 44' 04.4"858.96 mieast3° 55' 33.6"269.84 minorth906.07 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 Noon384 km238 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiSun 12:00 Noon427 km265 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KasamaSun 12:00 Noon571 km355 miles308 nmEast-southeast ESE
KitweSun 12:00 Noon571 km355 miles308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RutanaSun 12:00 Noon581 km361 miles314 nmNortheast NE
BujumburaSun 12:00 Noon590 km366 miles318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdolaSun 12:00 Noon605 km376 miles326 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitegaSun 12:00 Noon620 km385 miles335 nmNortheast NE
RuyigiSun 12:00 Noon638 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
LucapaSun 11:00 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
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