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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 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' North, Longitude: 20° 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 misouth1031.91 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' North, Longitude: 136° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.89 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.4 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' 31.5"950.21 miwest0° 04' 58.0"5.70 minorth949.99 mi
24 hours11° 29' 43.6"752.08 mieast1° 34' 27.1"108.29 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
BissauThu 1:20 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:20 PM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorThu 1:20 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:20 PM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéThu 1:20 PM884 km549 miles477 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaThu 1:20 PM919 km571 miles496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulThu 1:20 PM926 km575 miles500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáThu 1:20 PM942 km585 miles509 nmNortheast NE
GabúThu 1:20 PM984 km612 miles531 nmNortheast NE
FarafenniThu 1:20 PM994 km618 miles537 nmNortheast NE
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