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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 Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' North, Longitude: 17° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.28 meters/second, 1660.6 km/hour, 1031.9 miles/hour or 896.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1031.89 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1031.90 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.0"5.88 miwest0° 22' 28.3"25.74 misouth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 133° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.93 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"950.31 miwest0° 04' 59.1"5.72 minorth950.09 mi
24 hours11° 29' 37.0"752.04 mieast1° 34' 53.3"108.79 minorth756.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownThu 1:08 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryThu 1:08 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
BokéThu 1:08 PM649 km403 miles351 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:08 PM673 km418 miles363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoThu 1:08 PM691 km430 miles373 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniThu 1:08 PM696 km432 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorThu 1:08 PM727 km452 miles392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáThu 1:08 PM745 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaThu 1:08 PM747 km464 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaThu 1:08 PM766 km476 miles414 nmEast E
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