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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 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' North, Longitude: 20° 14' 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 misouth1031.91 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.0"5.89 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° 40' 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"950.23 miwest0° 04' 58.2"5.70 minorth950.01 mi
24 hours11° 29' 42.4"752.07 mieast1° 34' 31.5"108.38 minorth756.23 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 PM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 1:18 PM811 km504 miles438 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:18 PM814 km506 miles439 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorThu 1:18 PM831 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BokéThu 1:18 PM840 km522 miles454 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaThu 1:18 PM894 km556 miles483 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 1:18 PM900 km559 miles486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáThu 1:18 PM904 km562 miles488 nmNortheast NE
GabúThu 1:18 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE
MakeniThu 1:18 PM952 km592 miles514 nmEast-northeast ENE
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