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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° 38' 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"1034.46 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 152° 48' 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"944.22 miwest0° 03' 27.3"3.96 minorth944.06 mi
24 hours11° 35' 46.9"754.20 mieast0° 56' 59.5"65.35 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
RecifeThu 10:10 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaThu 1:10 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 1:10 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryThu 1:10 PM1742 km1082 miles941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 1:10 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 10:10 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmWest W
BanjulThu 1:10 PM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownThu 1:10 PM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmSoutheast SE
YamoussoukroThu 1:10 PM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 1:10 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmEast-northeast ENE
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