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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 = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 1:54:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 13:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 39' North, Longitude: 29° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.43 meters/second, 1664.8 km/hour, 1034.4 miles/hour or 898.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.41 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1034.42 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.0"6.05 miWest0° 22' 50.1"26.15 miSouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 13:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' North, Longitude: 97° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.57 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.75 miWest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miSouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"944.97 miWest0° 04' 27.3"5.11 miSouth945.20 mi
24 hours11° 53' 20.1"774.66 miEast2° 13' 50.8"153.43 miSouth794.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaMon 11:54 AM1002 km622 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaMon 12:54 PM1301 km809 miles703 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 10:54 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 10:54 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BanjulMon 1:54 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 1:54 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarMon 1:54 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 1:54 PM1803 km1121 miles974 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownMon 1:54 PM1826 km1135 miles986 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaMon 1:54 PM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmEast E

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