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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 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' South, Longitude: 22° 33' 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"1035.01 miwest0° 00' 57.9"1.10 misouth1035.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.2"5.29 miwest0° 23' 06.9"26.48 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: 166° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 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"955.12 miwest0° 05' 34.2"6.38 minorth954.89 mi
24 hours11° 26' 07.5"751.91 mieast1° 49' 37.6"125.68 minorth758.35 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 AM1429 km888 miles772 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownWed 1:18 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 1:18 PM1752 km1089 miles946 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaWed 10:18 AM1781 km1106 miles962 nmWest W
ConakryWed 1:18 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauWed 1:18 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 10:18 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulWed 1:18 PM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaWed 12:18 PM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth N
DakarWed 1:18 PM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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