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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 47' North
Longitude: 20° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.60 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 misouth1032.62 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.94 miwest0° 22' 34.3"25.85 misouth26.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' North
Longitude: 124° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.47 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 59.0"940.30 miwest0° 02' 46.7"3.19 minorth940.16 mi
24 hours11° 41' 34.8"757.50 mieast0° 40' 02.3"45.91 minorth757.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BissauFri 1:20 PM884 km550 miles478 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:20 PM885 km550 miles478 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownFri 1:20 PM889 km552 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéFri 1:20 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaFri 1:20 PM960 km597 miles518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:20 PM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáFri 1:20 PM978 km608 miles528 nmNortheast NE
GabúFri 1:20 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmNortheast NE
DakarFri 1:20 PM1050 km653 miles567 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:20 PM1053 km654 miles568 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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