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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 38' North
Longitude: 32° 05' 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"1034.49 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 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 38' North
Longitude: 99° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.61 meters/second, 1521.4 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.5 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"945.11 miwest0° 04' 28.5"5.13 misouth945.34 mi
24 hours11° 53' 19.3"774.76 mieast2° 14' 16.6"153.93 misouth794.97 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 12:04 PM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 11:04 AM1177 km731 miles635 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 11:04 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaMon 1:04 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 11:04 AM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarMon 2:04 PM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmNortheast NE
BanjulMon 2:04 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 2:04 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 11:04 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryMon 2:04 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmEast-northeast ENE
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