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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 2:04:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' North, Longitude: 31° 48' 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"1034.42 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1034.43 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 Latitude: 19° 38' North, Longitude: 99° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.60 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"945.04 miWest0° 04' 28.4"5.13 miSouth945.27 mi
24 hours11° 53' 19.4"774.70 miEast2° 14' 13.9"153.87 miSouth794.90 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 PM942 km585 miles508 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 11:04 AM1190 km739 miles643 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 11:04 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaMon 1:04 PM1455 km904 miles785 nmNortheast NE
DakarMon 2:04 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
BanjulMon 2:04 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 2:04 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémMon 11:04 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryMon 2:04 PM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 11:04 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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