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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 13:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 20° 55' 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 misouth1031.82 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' North, Longitude: 106° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.62 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 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"954.12 miwest0° 05' 45.4"6.60 misouth954.41 mi
24 hours11° 36' 34.3"763.21 mieast2° 42' 27.8"186.21 misouth791.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 10:10 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 1:10 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 1:10 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 1:10 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 10:10 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmWest W
JamestownMon 1:10 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorMon 10:10 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauMon 1:10 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulMon 1:10 PM2222 km1380 miles1200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 1:10 PM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
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