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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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 13:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 39' North
Longitude: 29° 35' 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"1034.48 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1034.50 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 38' North
Longitude: 97° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.58 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"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"945.04 miwest0° 04' 27.5"5.11 misouth945.27 mi
24 hours11° 53' 20.0"774.72 mieast2° 13' 53.5"153.49 misouth794.83 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 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaMon 12:54 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 10:54 AM1366 km849 miles737 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 10:54 AM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BanjulMon 1:54 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNortheast NE
DakarMon 1:54 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 1:54 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 1:54 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownMon 1:54 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaMon 1:54 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmEast E
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