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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 13:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 01' South
Longitude: 20° 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 misouth1033.86 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 54' North
Longitude: 141° 12' 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' 51.2"938.07 miwest0° 01' 10.7"1.35 minorth938.01 mi
24 hours11° 41' 27.8"755.69 mieast0° 01' 18.7"1.50 minorth755.64 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 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 1:10 PM1668 km1036 miles900 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:10 PM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 1:10 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:10 PM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 10:10 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmWest W
JamestownFri 1:10 PM2034 km1264 miles1099 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulFri 1:10 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 10:10 AM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroFri 1:10 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
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