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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 1:08:00 PM.

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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 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 19° 56' 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"1033.80 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.6"5.07 miWest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 miSouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 140° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.47 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 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' 51.3"938.01 miWest0° 01' 10.9"1.36 miNorth937.95 mi
24 hours11° 41' 27.2"755.64 miEast0° 01' 26.0"1.64 miNorth755.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 1:08 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:08 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeFri 10:08 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryFri 1:08 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:08 PM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 1:08 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaFri 10:08 AM2069 km1285 miles1117 nmWest W
BanjulFri 1:08 PM2075 km1290 miles1121 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 1:08 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 1:08 PM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmEast-northeast ENE

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