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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 1:30:00 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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 25° 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 miSouth1033.78 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.5"5.07 miWest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 miSouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 145° 46' 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"937.96 miWest0° 01' 08.9"1.32 miNorth937.90 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.4"755.66 miEast0° 00' 34.2"0.66 miNorth755.63 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 11:30 AM788 km489 miles425 nmWest W
RecifeFri 10:30 AM1100 km683 miles594 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:30 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 10:30 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 1:30 PM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 1:30 PM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:30 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:30 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:30 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 1:30 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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