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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 Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 32' North
Longitude: 20° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.95 meters/second, 1659.4 km/hour, 1031.1 miles/hour or 896.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.7"1031.14 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.07 misouth1031.16 mi
24 hours0° 05' 05.2"5.83 miwest0° 22' 22.2"25.62 misouth26.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 34' North
Longitude: 146° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.91 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.2"963.73 miwest0° 06' 56.7"7.96 minorth963.47 mi
24 hours11° 16' 15.9"747.40 mieast2° 24' 29.6"165.63 minorth760.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BissauWed 1:18 PM773 km481 miles418 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:18 PM782 km486 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorWed 1:18 PM791 km492 miles427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 1:18 PM792 km492 miles428 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéWed 1:18 PM807 km502 miles436 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaWed 1:18 PM853 km530 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulWed 1:18 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáWed 1:18 PM867 km539 miles468 nmNortheast NE
GabúWed 1:18 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNortheast NE
FarafenniWed 1:18 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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