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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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' South, Longitude: 0° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.96 meters/second, 1652.3 km/hour, 1026.7 miles/hour or 892.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.3"1026.61 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 misouth1026.59 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.6"3.78 miwest0° 22' 10.9"25.41 misouth25.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 39' South, Longitude: 14° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.57 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.8"993.97 miwest0° 12' 23.8"14.20 misouth993.86 mi
24 hours13° 05' 43.6"899.75 mieast4° 46' 12.5"327.83 misouth952.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:48 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméSun 11:48 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 12:48 PM1473 km915 miles795 nmNortheast NE
LuandaSun 12:48 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmEast E
AccraSun 11:48 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 11:48 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSun 11:48 AM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNorth N
Porto NovoSun 12:48 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSun 12:48 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNortheast NE
LagosSun 12:48 PM1697 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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