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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 13:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 01' South, Longitude: 25° 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 misouth1033.85 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 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 146° 02' 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"938.02 miwest0° 01' 08.7"1.31 minorth937.96 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.5"755.71 mieast0° 00' 31.7"0.61 minorth755.69 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 AM755 km469 miles408 nmWest W
RecifeFri 10:30 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 10:30 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 10:30 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 1:30 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 1:30 PM2077 km1291 miles1122 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:30 PM2086 km1296 miles1127 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 1:30 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:30 PM2218 km1378 miles1198 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 1:30 PM2279 km1416 miles1230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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