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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 41' South
Longitude: 25° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.78 meters/second, 1655.2 km/hour, 1028.5 miles/hour or 893.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1028.51 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.49 mi
24 hours0° 03' 34.5"4.09 miwest0° 22' 24.1"25.66 misouth25.98 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 02' North
Longitude: 63° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.92 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.4"1001.91 miwest0° 12' 13.7"14.01 misouth1002.10 mi
24 hours12° 04' 36.5"834.25 mieast4° 59' 57.2"343.51 misouth903.01 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 NoronhaFri 11:28 AM855 km531 miles462 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 10:28 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 10:28 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 10:28 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownFri 1:28 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 1:28 PM2264 km1406 miles1222 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 1:28 PM2318 km1441 miles1252 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 1:28 PM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauFri 1:28 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 12:28 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmNorth N
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