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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 1:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' South, Longitude: 22° 47' 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 166° 23' 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"955.05 miWest0° 05' 34.1"6.38 miNorth954.81 mi
24 hours11° 26' 08.1"751.86 miEast1° 49' 35.6"125.63 miNorth758.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeWed 10:20 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 10:20 AM1749 km1087 miles945 nmWest W
FreetownWed 1:20 PM1762 km1095 miles952 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 1:20 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:20 PM1824 km1133 miles985 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauWed 1:20 PM1951 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorWed 10:20 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulWed 1:20 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaWed 12:20 PM2121 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth N
DakarWed 1:20 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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