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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 20° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.88 meters/second, 1662.8 km/hour, 1033.2 miles/hour or 897.8 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"1033.24 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.23 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.3"4.94 miwest0° 22' 56.1"26.27 misouth26.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 129° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.34 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"937.78 miwest0° 01' 10.0"1.34 misouth937.84 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.3"756.85 mieast0° 55' 02.3"63.11 misouth761.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 10:08 AM1642 km1020 miles886 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSat 1:08 PM1669 km1037 miles901 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:08 PM1723 km1071 miles930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:08 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 1:08 PM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmSoutheast SE
BissauSat 1:08 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 10:08 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest W
BanjulSat 1:08 PM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 1:08 PM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 1:08 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmEast-northeast ENE
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