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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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 12:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' South, Longitude: 7° 33' 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' 11.5"1035.03 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1035.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.5"5.30 miwest0° 23' 07.2"26.48 misouth27.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 12:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 151° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.31 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.8"955.66 miwest0° 05' 39.2"6.48 minorth955.42 mi
24 hours11° 25' 39.5"751.80 mieast1° 51' 44.6"128.10 minorth758.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanWed 12:18 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaWed 12:18 PM1221 km759 miles660 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroWed 12:18 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownWed 12:18 PM1309 km813 miles707 nmSouth S
AccraWed 12:18 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmNortheast NE
LomeWed 12:18 PM1505 km935 miles812 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 12:18 PM1542 km958 miles832 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoWed 1:18 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 12:18 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São ToméWed 12:18 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
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