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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 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' South, Longitude: 20° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.42 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 misouth1034.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.18 miwest0° 23' 03.7"26.41 misouth26.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 152° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 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' 10.7"944.23 miwest0° 03' 27.5"3.97 minorth944.07 mi
24 hours11° 35' 46.2"754.20 mieast0° 57' 04.1"65.44 minorth754.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 1:08 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:08 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 10:08 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryThu 1:08 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 1:08 PM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 1:08 PM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulThu 1:08 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth N
FortalezaThu 10:08 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmWest W
YamoussoukroThu 1:08 PM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 1:08 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-northeast ENE
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