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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 = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 1:08:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' North, Longitude: 17° 32' 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"1032.52 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 miSouth1032.54 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 Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 121° 29' 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' 59.4"940.30 miWest0° 02' 48.0"3.21 miNorth940.17 mi
24 hours11° 41' 29.2"757.40 miEast0° 40' 32.9"46.49 miNorth757.14 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 PM561 km348 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 1:08 PM589 km366 miles318 nmNortheast NE
BokéFri 1:08 PM672 km417 miles363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoFri 1:08 PM685 km425 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniFri 1:08 PM696 km433 miles376 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauFri 1:08 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaFri 1:08 PM738 km459 miles399 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaFri 1:08 PM747 km464 miles403 nmEast E
ZiguinchorFri 1:08 PM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth N
BafatáFri 1:08 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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