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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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 22' South, Longitude: 29° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 13.0"1037.86 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.86 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.3"6.02 miwest0° 23' 21.7"26.76 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 32' South, Longitude: 71° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.84 meters/second, 1515.0 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.69 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 26' 07.0"941.19 miwest0° 05' 01.5"5.76 minorth941.45 mi
24 hours13° 15' 19.5"864.30 mieast2° 30' 55.5"173.01 minorth887.74 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 NoronhaSun 11:48 AM527 km328 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 10:48 AM1060 km659 miles572 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 10:48 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 10:48 AM1727 km1073 miles933 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaSun 12:48 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSun 1:48 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 1:48 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySun 1:48 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulSun 1:48 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNortheast NE
DakarSun 1:48 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNortheast NE
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