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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 13:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' South, Longitude: 24° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.66 meters/second, 1665.6 km/hour, 1034.9 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 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 168° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.04 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 38.3"954.97 miwest0° 05' 33.4"6.37 minorth954.74 mi
24 hours11° 26' 11.7"751.88 mieast1° 49' 18.7"125.31 minorth758.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaWed 11:28 AM849 km528 miles459 nmWest W
RecifeWed 10:28 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaWed 10:28 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 10:28 AM1789 km1112 miles966 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownWed 1:28 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaWed 1:28 PM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 1:28 PM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmNortheast NE
BissauWed 1:28 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaWed 12:28 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth N
BanjulWed 1:28 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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