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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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 59' North, Longitude: 2° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.67 meters/second, 1669.2 km/hour, 1037.2 miles/hour or 901.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.27 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1037.27 mi
24 hours0° 05' 20.0"6.14 miwest0° 23' 14.4"26.62 misouth27.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 13° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.22 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 56.2"989.11 miwest0° 11' 57.3"13.69 misouth988.94 mi
24 hours13° 04' 06.1"893.58 mieast4° 30' 26.0"309.82 misouth939.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanMon 12:02 PM421 km262 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraMon 12:02 PM451 km280 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiMon 12:02 PM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
DivoMon 12:02 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorthwest NW
San PédroMon 12:02 PM582 km361 miles314 nmWest-northwest WNW
LomeMon 12:02 PM594 km369 miles321 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 12:02 PM635 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperMon 12:02 PM669 km416 miles361 nmWest-northwest WNW
BouakéMon 12:02 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CotonouMon 1:02 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNortheast NE
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