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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

UTC time = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' South, Longitude: 3° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.18 meters/second, 1663.8 km/hour, 1033.9 miles/hour or 898.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1033.84 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.1"5.07 miWest0° 23' 00.3"26.35 miSouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 118° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"938.23 miWest0° 01' 19.8"1.53 miNorth938.17 mi
24 hours11° 41' 13.7"755.56 miEast0° 05' 02.1"5.77 miNorth755.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméFri 11:36 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilFri 12:36 PM790 km491 miles427 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 11:36 AM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleFri 12:36 PM926 km575 miles500 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireFri 12:36 PM976 km606 miles527 nmEast E
CabindaFri 12:36 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmEast E
MalaboFri 12:36 PM1156 km719 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaFri 12:36 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraFri 11:36 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméFri 11:36 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmNorth N

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