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Day and Night World Map

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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, October 2, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 52' South
Longitude: 22° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.89 meters/second, 1666.4 km/hour, 1035.4 miles/hour or 899.8 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.7"1035.50 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.50 mi
24 hours0° 04' 41.5"5.40 miwest0° 23' 09.9"26.53 misouth27.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 30' North
Longitude: 177° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.27 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.4"969.03 miwest0° 07' 27.8"8.55 minorth968.77 mi
24 hours11° 14' 07.0"749.05 mieast2° 37' 53.5"180.97 minorth765.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeTue 10:18 AM1451 km902 miles783 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownTue 1:18 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 1:18 PM1718 km1067 miles927 nmNortheast NE
ConakryTue 1:18 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 10:18 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmWest W
BissauTue 1:18 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulTue 1:18 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorTue 10:18 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaTue 12:18 PM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmNorth N
DakarTue 1:18 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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