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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 13:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' South, Longitude: 19° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.58 meters/second, 1661.7 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 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"1032.56 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.55 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.8"4.81 miwest0° 22' 51.8"26.19 misouth26.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 13:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' North, Longitude: 116° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.85 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.6 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"943.41 miwest0° 03' 29.9"4.01 misouth943.59 mi
24 hours11° 40' 17.6"758.81 mieast1° 50' 05.8"126.22 misouth773.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSun 1:04 PM1640 km1019 miles886 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 1:04 PM1718 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSun 10:04 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmWest W
ConakrySun 1:04 PM1803 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 1:04 PM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSoutheast SE
BissauSun 1:04 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 1:04 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 1:04 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSun 10:04 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest W
BanjulSun 1:04 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth N
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