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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

UTC time = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 1:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 26° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.25 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"1031.75 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.8"4.68 miWest0° 22' 46.9"26.09 miSouth26.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 111° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.71 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 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' 54.2"954.26 miWest0° 05' 47.4"6.64 miSouth954.54 mi
24 hours11° 36' 31.0"763.25 miEast2° 43' 15.4"187.11 miSouth791.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaMon 11:34 AM691 km429 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 10:34 AM935 km581 miles505 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 10:34 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 10:34 AM1501 km933 miles811 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 1:34 PM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 1:34 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 1:34 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 1:34 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaMon 12:34 PM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth N
BanjulMon 1:34 PM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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