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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 00' South, Longitude: 5° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.17 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"1033.90 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.0"5.07 miwest0° 23' 00.2"26.35 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 126° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.54 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 01.2"0.03 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.9"938.22 miwest0° 01' 16.7"1.47 minorth938.15 mi
24 hours11° 41' 18.8"755.64 mieast0° 03' 44.3"4.29 minorth755.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanFri 12:08 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth N
JamestownFri 12:08 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmSouth S
AccraFri 12:08 PM1292 km803 miles697 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:08 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth N
MonroviaFri 12:08 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 12:08 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméFri 12:08 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoFri 1:08 PM1539 km957 miles831 nmNortheast NE
LagosFri 1:08 PM1583 km984 miles855 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 1:08 PM1736 km1078 miles937 nmEast-northeast ENE
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