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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° 25' 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"1031.84 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.9"4.68 miwest0° 22' 47.0"26.10 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° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.60 meters/second, 1535.8 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"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.1"954.07 miwest0° 05' 44.8"6.59 misouth954.36 mi
24 hours11° 36' 35.1"763.18 mieast2° 42' 15.3"185.97 misouth790.95 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 PM1679 km1044 miles907 nmNortheast NE
RecifeMon 10:04 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest W
FreetownMon 1:04 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownMon 1:04 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmSoutheast SE
ConakryMon 1:04 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauMon 1:04 PM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 1:04 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 1:04 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 10:04 AM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmWest W
BanjulMon 1:04 PM2192 km1362 miles1183 nmNorth N
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