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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 12:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' South, Longitude: 17° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.43 meters/second, 1664.7 km/hour, 1034.4 miles/hour or 898.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.4"1034.47 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.19 miwest0° 23' 03.7"26.41 misouth26.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 149° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.25 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.0"944.29 miwest0° 03' 28.4"3.98 minorth944.13 mi
24 hours11° 35' 42.9"754.19 mieast0° 57' 26.8"65.87 minorth754.75 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 12:58 PM1428 km888 miles771 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 12:58 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 12:58 PM1623 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 12:58 PM1805 km1122 miles975 nmSoutheast SE
BissauThu 12:58 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroThu 12:58 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 12:58 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNortheast NE
RecifeThu 9:58 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulThu 12:58 PM2003 km1244 miles1081 nmNorth N
DakarThu 12:58 PM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmNorth N
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