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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° 39' 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 misouth1031.75 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: 105° 51' 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"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.1"954.05 miwest0° 05' 45.3"6.60 misouth954.33 mi
24 hours11° 36' 34.4"763.15 mieast2° 42' 25.4"186.15 misouth790.96 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 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 1:10 PM1760 km1094 miles951 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 1:10 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 1:10 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownMon 1:10 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaMon 10:10 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmWest W
BissauMon 1:10 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorMon 10:10 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulMon 1:10 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 1:10 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNortheast NE
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