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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 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 16' North, Longitude: 32° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.67 meters/second, 1665.6 km/hour, 1035.0 miles/hour or 899.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1035.02 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1035.03 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.3"6.08 miwest0° 22' 54.7"26.24 misouth26.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' North, Longitude: 87° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.18 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.5"957.62 miwest0° 06' 47.0"7.78 misouth957.95 mi
24 hours11° 50' 52.8"782.24 mieast3° 07' 27.7"214.84 misouth817.24 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 NoronhaTue 12:04 PM903 km561 miles487 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 11:04 AM1138 km707 miles614 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 11:04 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaTue 1:04 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
BelémTue 11:04 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarTue 2:04 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
BanjulTue 2:04 PM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 2:04 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 11:04 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryTue 2:04 PM2120 km1317 miles1144 nmEast-northeast ENE
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