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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 = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:26:00 AM.

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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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 5° 30' 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"1033.22 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.9"4.95 miWest0° 22' 56.4"26.27 miSouth26.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' North, Longitude: 104° 05' 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"937.53 miWest0° 01' 00.0"1.15 miSouth937.58 mi
24 hours11° 42' 41.5"756.70 miEast0° 51' 01.0"58.49 miSouth761.06 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 PM629 km391 miles340 nmNortheast NE
São ToméSat 11:26 AM646 km401 miles349 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:26 PM709 km441 miles383 nmEast E
CabindaSat 12:26 PM741 km461 miles400 nmEast E
LibrevilleSat 12:26 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 11:26 AM804 km500 miles434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DolisieSat 12:26 PM806 km501 miles435 nmEast E
BataSat 12:26 PM930 km578 miles502 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 12:26 PM935 km581 miles505 nmEast-southeast ESE
AconibeSat 12:26 PM954 km593 miles515 nmNortheast NE

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