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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 13:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' South, Longitude: 25° 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"1033.23 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.22 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.2"4.94 miwest0° 22' 56.0"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° 52' 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"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"937.82 miwest0° 01' 12.0"1.38 misouth937.88 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.6"756.86 mieast0° 55' 49.1"64.00 misouth761.86 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 AM809 km503 miles437 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 10:28 AM1102 km685 miles595 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 10:28 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest W
SalvadorSat 10:28 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownSat 1:28 PM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSat 1:28 PM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 1:28 PM2090 km1299 miles1128 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 1:28 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaSat 12:28 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth N
BanjulSat 1:28 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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