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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' South, Longitude: 2° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.60 meters/second, 1661.8 km/hour, 1032.6 miles/hour or 897.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1032.61 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 misouth1032.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 12.1"4.82 miwest0° 22' 52.0"26.19 misouth26.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 95° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.62 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.9"942.91 miwest0° 03' 21.4"3.85 misouth943.08 mi
24 hours11° 40' 30.2"758.64 mieast1° 46' 47.5"122.43 misouth772.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSun 11:36 AM812 km505 miles439 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilSun 12:36 PM879 km546 miles475 nmNortheast NE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sun 11:36 AM975 km606 miles526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 12:36 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 12:36 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboSun 12:36 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 11:36 AM1290 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSun 11:36 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorth N
LagosSun 12:36 PM1353 km841 miles730 nmNorth N
Porto NovoSun 12:36 PM1354 km842 miles731 nmNorth N
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