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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 13:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' South, Longitude: 20° 21' 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"1034.39 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.38 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 152° 32' 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"944.16 miwest0° 03' 27.5"3.97 minorth944.00 mi
24 hours11° 35' 46.5"754.15 mieast0° 57' 02.1"65.39 minorth754.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaThu 1:10 PM1610 km1000 miles869 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:10 PM1652 km1026 miles892 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeThu 10:10 AM1652 km1027 miles892 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryThu 1:10 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 1:10 PM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 10:10 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest W
JamestownThu 1:10 PM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulThu 1:10 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 1:10 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 1:10 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmEast-northeast ENE
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