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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 1:18:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 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' 11.0"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 13:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 142° 52' 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"937.99 miWest0° 01' 10.0"1.34 miNorth937.93 mi
24 hours11° 41' 28.6"755.65 miEast0° 01' 02.5"1.20 miNorth755.60 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 AM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:18 AM1792 km1113 miles968 nmWest W
MonroviaFri 1:18 PM1800 km1118 miles972 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 1:18 PM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:18 PM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorFri 10:18 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauFri 1:18 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:18 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownFri 1:18 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaFri 12:18 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth N

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