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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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 13:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' North, Longitude: 19° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.89 meters/second, 1662.8 km/hour, 1033.2 miles/hour or 897.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.27 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 misouth1033.28 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.5"5.98 miwest0° 22' 39.8"25.96 misouth26.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 13:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 14' North, Longitude: 112° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.41 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.4"935.68 miwest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 minorth935.66 mi
24 hours11° 49' 49.9"763.02 mieast0° 17' 05.6"19.60 misouth764.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownSat 1:16 PM811 km504 miles438 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySat 1:16 PM820 km509 miles443 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 1:16 PM857 km533 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BokéSat 1:16 PM869 km540 miles469 nmNortheast NE
ZiguinchorSat 1:16 PM887 km551 miles479 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BafatáSat 1:16 PM944 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE
BoSat 1:16 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniSat 1:16 PM949 km590 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerekundaSat 1:16 PM956 km594 miles516 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSat 1:16 PM961 km597 miles519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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