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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 60' South
Longitude: 2° 48' 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"1033.91 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.90 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 52' North
Longitude: 118° 28' 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"938.30 miwest0° 01' 19.8"1.53 minorth938.23 mi
24 hours11° 41' 13.8"755.62 mieast0° 04' 59.5"5.72 minorth755.43 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 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilFri 12:36 PM815 km507 miles440 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 11:36 AM896 km556 miles484 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 12:36 PM950 km590 miles513 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireFri 12:36 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmEast E
MalaboFri 12:36 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
AccraFri 11:36 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaFri 12:36 PM1229 km763 miles663 nmEast-southeast ESE
LomeFri 11:36 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth N
LagosFri 12:36 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
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