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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 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 26° 55' 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"1031.83 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.81 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° 07' North, Longitude: 111° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.72 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"954.34 miwest0° 05' 47.5"6.64 misouth954.62 mi
24 hours11° 36' 30.8"763.31 mieast2° 43' 17.8"187.17 misouth791.37 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 AM659 km409 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 10:34 AM905 km562 miles489 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 10:34 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 10:34 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownMon 1:34 PM2222 km1380 miles1200 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaMon 1:34 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 1:34 PM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 1:34 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaMon 12:34 PM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmNorth N
BelémMon 10:34 AM2450 km1523 miles1323 nmWest-northwest WNW
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