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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 47' North
Longitude: 17° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.59 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.6 miles/hour or 897.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.60 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.61 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.93 miwest0° 22' 34.2"25.85 misouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 33' North
Longitude: 121° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.50 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.3"940.36 miwest0° 02' 48.0"3.21 minorth940.22 mi
24 hours11° 41' 29.7"757.46 mieast0° 40' 30.3"46.45 minorth757.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 1:08 PM587 km365 miles317 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 1:08 PM612 km380 miles330 nmNortheast NE
BokéFri 1:08 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
BoFri 1:08 PM713 km443 miles385 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 1:08 PM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakeniFri 1:08 PM723 km449 miles390 nmEast-northeast ENE
KenemaFri 1:08 PM768 km477 miles414 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZiguinchorFri 1:08 PM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 1:08 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast E
BafatáFri 1:08 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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