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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 13:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 22° 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' 11.0"1033.87 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 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 143° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.46 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"938.05 miwest0° 01' 09.8"1.34 minorth937.99 mi
24 hours11° 41' 28.9"755.70 mieast0° 00' 59.9"1.15 minorth755.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 10:18 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:18 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 1:18 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:18 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:18 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 10:18 AM1943 km1208 miles1049 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauFri 1:18 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:18 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:18 PM2207 km1371 miles1191 nmNorth N
JamestownFri 1:18 PM2214 km1376 miles1196 nmSoutheast SE
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