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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 22' South
Longitude: 5° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.90 meters/second, 1662.8 km/hour, 1033.2 miles/hour or 897.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.29 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.27 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.9"4.95 miwest0° 22' 56.4"26.27 misouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 57' North
Longitude: 104° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.26 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.2"937.60 miwest0° 01' 00.1"1.15 misouth937.65 mi
24 hours11° 42' 41.3"756.75 mieast0° 51' 03.6"58.55 misouth761.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-GentilSat 12:26 PM648 km402 miles350 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 11:26 AM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:26 PM740 km460 miles400 nmEast E
CabindaSat 12:26 PM772 km480 miles417 nmEast E
LibrevilleSat 12:26 PM792 km492 miles428 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 11:26 AM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieSat 12:26 PM837 km520 miles452 nmEast E
BataSat 12:26 PM946 km588 miles511 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 12:26 PM964 km599 miles520 nmEast-southeast ESE
FrancevilleSat 12:26 PM1016 km632 miles549 nmEast-northeast ENE
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