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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 13:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' South, Longitude: 25° 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"1034.46 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.45 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.18 miwest0° 23' 03.6"26.41 misouth26.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 58' North, Longitude: 157° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.17 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.6 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' 10.4"944.11 miwest0° 03' 25.7"3.93 minorth943.95 mi
24 hours11° 35' 52.8"754.23 mieast0° 56' 18.5"64.57 minorth754.72 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 NoronhaThu 11:28 AM813 km505 miles439 nmWest W
RecifeThu 10:28 AM1145 km711 miles618 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:28 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmWest W
SalvadorThu 10:28 AM1733 km1077 miles936 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownThu 1:28 PM1962 km1219 miles1060 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 1:28 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 1:28 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE
BissauThu 1:28 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaThu 12:28 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNorth N
BanjulThu 1:28 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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