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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 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' South, Longitude: 4° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.96 meters/second, 1652.3 km/hour, 1026.7 miles/hour or 892.1 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"1026.60 miwest0° 00' 55.6"1.06 misouth1026.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 18.5"3.77 miwest0° 22' 10.8"25.40 misouth25.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 42' South, Longitude: 18° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 00.0"993.86 miwest0° 12' 23.4"14.19 misouth993.75 mi
24 hours13° 06' 05.9"900.09 mieast4° 45' 56.6"327.53 misouth952.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 12:02 PM853 km530 miles460 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbidjanSun 12:02 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmNorth N
São ToméSun 12:02 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 12:02 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 12:02 PM1689 km1049 miles912 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:02 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 1:02 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaSun 12:02 PM1794 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSun 1:02 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSun 1:02 PM1835 km1140 miles991 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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