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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

UTC time = Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 1:18:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' South, Longitude: 22° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.66 meters/second, 1665.6 km/hour, 1035.0 miles/hour or 899.3 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"1034.93 miWest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 miSouth1034.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.2"5.29 miWest0° 23' 06.9"26.47 miSouth27.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 165° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.08 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 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' 38.5"955.06 miWest0° 05' 34.3"6.39 miNorth954.83 mi
24 hours11° 26' 07.0"751.86 miEast1° 49' 39.9"125.72 miNorth758.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeWed 10:18 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaWed 1:18 PM1729 km1074 miles934 nmNortheast NE
FreetownWed 1:18 PM1729 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:18 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 10:18 AM1805 km1122 miles975 nmWest W
BissauWed 1:18 PM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 10:18 AM2027 km1259 miles1094 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulWed 1:18 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaWed 12:18 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth N
DakarWed 1:18 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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