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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 Monday, October 14, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' South, Longitude: 28° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.10 meters/second, 1652.8 km/hour, 1027.0 miles/hour or 892.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.6"1027.00 miwest0° 00' 55.7"1.06 misouth1026.98 mi
24 hours0° 03' 23.3"3.87 miwest0° 22' 12.4"25.44 misouth25.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 14, 2013 at 09:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 153° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 28' 43.4"989.48 miwest0° 10' 30.6"12.04 minorth989.79 mi
24 hours12° 19' 59.4"842.87 mieast4° 22' 41.7"300.88 minorth898.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KasamaMon 11:50 AM347 km216 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
LubumbashiMon 11:50 AM398 km248 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RutanaMon 11:50 AM501 km311 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KitweMon 11:50 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth S
NdolaMon 11:50 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouth S
MbeyaMon 12:50 PM525 km326 miles283 nmEast E
BujumburaMon 11:50 AM547 km340 miles296 nmNorth N
GitegaMon 11:50 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RuyigiMon 11:50 AM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KarongaMon 11:50 AM601 km373 miles324 nmEast-southeast ESE
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