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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 1:08:00 PM.

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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 13:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 20° 00' 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"1033.17 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.16 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: 128° 45' 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"15.63 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"937.71 miWest0° 01' 10.0"1.34 miSouth937.77 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.3"756.79 miEast0° 54' 59.6"63.05 miSouth761.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSat 1:08 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 10:08 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmWest W
FreetownSat 1:08 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 1:08 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 1:08 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmSoutheast SE
BissauSat 1:08 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 10:08 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmWest W
BanjulSat 1:08 PM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSat 1:08 PM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSat 1:08 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-northeast ENE

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