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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 1:28:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 25° 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"1033.16 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miSouth1033.15 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.2"4.94 miWest0° 22' 56.1"26.27 miSouth26.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 133° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.36 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 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' 01.1"0.02 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"937.75 miWest0° 01' 12.0"1.38 miSouth937.81 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.6"756.81 miEast0° 55' 46.5"63.95 miSouth761.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaSat 11:28 AM842 km523 miles454 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 10:28 AM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 10:28 AM1512 km939 miles816 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 10:28 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownSat 1:28 PM2016 km1253 miles1089 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSat 1:28 PM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 1:28 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 1:28 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaSat 12:28 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth N
BanjulSat 1:28 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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