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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 11:36:00 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 11:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' South, Longitude: 3° 00' 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"1033.21 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.8"4.95 miWest0° 22' 56.4"26.27 miSouth26.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' North, Longitude: 106° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.27 meters/second, 1509.4 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"937.55 miWest0° 01' 01.0"1.17 miSouth937.60 mi
24 hours11° 42' 41.1"756.71 miEast0° 51' 24.3"58.94 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
São ToméSat 11:36 AM756 km469 miles408 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-GentilSat 12:36 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 11:36 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 12:36 PM960 km596 miles518 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:36 PM986 km612 miles532 nmEast E
CabindaSat 12:36 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmEast E
LuandaSat 12:36 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboSat 12:36 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSat 11:36 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LoméSat 11:36 AM1288 km800 miles695 nmNorth N

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