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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 13:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 25° 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' 24.5"5.07 miwest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 misouth26.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 145° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.45 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.3 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' 51.0"938.03 miwest0° 01' 08.9"1.32 minorth937.97 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.3"755.71 mieast0° 00' 36.3"0.70 minorth755.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 11:28 AM810 km503 miles437 nmWest W
RecifeFri 10:28 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:28 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 10:28 AM1703 km1058 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 1:28 PM1999 km1242 miles1080 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 1:28 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:28 PM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:28 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:28 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 1:28 PM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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