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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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 13:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 01' North, Longitude: 26° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.1"6.06 miwest0° 23' 21.4"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 13:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 59° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.51 meters/second, 1499.4 km/hour, 931.7 miles/hour or 809.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.53 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 52.9"931.48 miwest0° 01' 56.6"2.23 minorth931.58 mi
24 hours13° 49' 45.3"893.67 mieast1° 22' 43.3"94.85 minorth902.68 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 NoronhaSat 11:38 AM775 km482 miles419 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 10:38 AM1282 km796 miles692 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSat 10:38 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSat 12:38 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 1:38 PM1757 km1092 miles949 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySat 1:38 PM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 1:38 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSat 1:38 PM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSat 1:38 PM1892 km1175 miles1021 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSat 1:38 PM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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