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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 1:10:00 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 13:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 20° 26' 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 140° 56' 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"938.00 miWest0° 01' 10.7"1.35 miNorth937.94 mi
24 hours11° 41' 27.6"755.64 miEast0° 01' 21.3"1.55 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
RecifeFri 10:10 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 1:10 PM1647 km1024 miles890 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:10 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:10 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:10 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 1:10 PM2010 km1249 miles1085 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaFri 10:10 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmWest W
BanjulFri 1:10 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 1:10 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 1:10 PM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmEast-northeast ENE

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