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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 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 01' South
Longitude: 20° 12' 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 misouth1033.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.6"5.07 miwest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 54' North
Longitude: 140° 43' 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"938.07 miwest0° 01' 10.9"1.35 minorth938.01 mi
24 hours11° 41' 27.4"755.69 mieast0° 01' 23.3"1.59 minorth755.63 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 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNortheast NE
RecifeFri 10:08 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 1:08 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:08 PM1760 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:08 PM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 1:08 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaFri 10:08 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest W
BanjulFri 1:08 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroFri 1:08 PM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 1:08 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmEast-northeast ENE
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