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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 12:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 17° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.16 meters/second, 1663.8 km/hour, 1033.8 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"1033.88 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.87 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.7"5.07 miwest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 138° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 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' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.4"938.09 miwest0° 01' 11.8"1.37 minorth938.03 mi
24 hours11° 41' 26.0"755.68 mieast0° 01' 46.8"2.04 minorth755.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 12:58 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:58 PM1573 km978 miles849 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 12:58 PM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 12:58 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSoutheast SE
BissauFri 12:58 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 12:58 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 12:58 PM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmNortheast NE
RecifeFri 9:58 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmWest W
BanjulFri 12:58 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNorth N
DakarFri 12:58 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth N
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