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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 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' South, Longitude: 19° 47' 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"1034.94 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1034.93 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.2"5.30 miwest0° 23' 07.0"26.47 misouth27.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' North, Longitude: 163° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.12 meters/second, 1537.6 km/hour, 955.4 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.8"955.15 miwest0° 05' 35.1"6.40 minorth954.92 mi
24 hours11° 26' 02.3"751.84 mieast1° 50' 01.0"126.12 minorth758.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaWed 1:08 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 1:08 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 1:08 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeWed 10:08 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauWed 1:08 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulWed 1:08 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth N
JamestownWed 1:08 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSoutheast SE
YamoussoukroWed 1:08 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 1:08 PM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaWed 10:08 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmWest W
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