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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

UTC time = Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 1:18:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' North, Longitude: 19° 57' 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"1031.82 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1031.84 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.0"5.88 miWest0° 22' 28.4"25.74 miSouth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' North, Longitude: 135° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.90 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 825.9 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' 31.6"950.17 miWest0° 04' 58.3"5.70 miNorth949.95 mi
24 hours11° 29' 41.8"752.02 miEast1° 34' 33.9"108.42 miNorth756.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ConakryThu 1:18 PM781 km485 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownThu 1:18 PM785 km488 miles424 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 1:18 PM792 km492 miles428 nmNortheast NE
ZiguinchorThu 1:18 PM816 km507 miles441 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BokéThu 1:18 PM817 km507 miles441 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaThu 1:18 PM881 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáThu 1:18 PM883 km549 miles477 nmNortheast NE
BanjulThu 1:18 PM887 km551 miles479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakeniThu 1:18 PM923 km574 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
GabúThu 1:18 PM924 km574 miles499 nmNortheast NE

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