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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 13:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 23° 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' 11.0"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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 143° 37' 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"938.04 miwest0° 01' 09.6"1.33 minorth937.98 mi
24 hours11° 41' 29.2"755.70 mieast0° 00' 55.1"1.06 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 10:20 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:20 AM1712 km1064 miles925 nmWest W
FreetownFri 1:20 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 1:20 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 10:20 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryFri 1:20 PM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 1:20 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulFri 1:20 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:20 PM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth N
JamestownFri 1:20 PM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmEast-southeast ESE
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