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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: 31° 53' 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"1034.95 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1034.96 mi
24 hours0° 05' 17.3"6.08 miwest0° 22' 54.7"26.24 misouth26.93 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° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.18 meters/second, 1541.4 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"957.54 miwest0° 06' 47.0"7.77 misouth957.87 mi
24 hours11° 50' 52.9"782.18 mieast3° 07' 25.4"214.78 misouth817.16 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 PM904 km562 miles488 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 11:04 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 11:04 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaTue 1:04 PM1494 km928 miles806 nmNortheast NE
BelémTue 11:04 AM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarTue 2:04 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNortheast NE
BanjulTue 2:04 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 2:04 PM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 11:04 AM2040 km1268 miles1101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryTue 2:04 PM2090 km1299 miles1128 nmEast-northeast ENE
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