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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 13:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 19° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.26 meters/second, 1660.5 km/hour, 1031.8 miles/hour or 896.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1031.77 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.9"4.68 miwest0° 22' 47.0"26.09 misouth26.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 13:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' North, Longitude: 104° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.59 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.1"954.00 miwest0° 05' 44.7"6.59 misouth954.28 mi
24 hours11° 36' 35.2"763.12 mieast2° 42' 12.9"185.92 misouth790.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaMon 1:04 PM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 1:04 PM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeMon 10:04 AM1752 km1088 miles946 nmWest W
JamestownMon 1:04 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmSoutheast SE
ConakryMon 1:04 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauMon 1:04 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 1:04 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 1:04 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 10:04 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmWest W
BanjulMon 1:04 PM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth N
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