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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 11:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 23' South
Longitude: 2° 43' 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"1033.28 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.27 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.8"4.95 miwest0° 22' 56.4"26.27 misouth26.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 57' North
Longitude: 106° 46' 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"937.62 miwest0° 01' 01.0"1.17 misouth937.67 mi
24 hours11° 42' 41.1"756.76 mieast0° 51' 27.0"58.99 misouth761.18 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 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilSat 12:36 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 11:36 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSat 12:36 PM983 km611 miles531 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireSat 12:36 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast E
MalaboSat 12:36 PM1214 km755 miles656 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSat 12:36 PM1222 km759 miles660 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraSat 11:36 AM1251 km777 miles675 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSat 11:36 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorth N
LagosSat 12:36 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmNorth N
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