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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 15, 2012 at 11:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 46' South, Longitude: 1° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.52 meters/second, 1650.7 km/hour, 1025.7 miles/hour or 891.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.61 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.59 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.2"3.61 miwest0° 22' 03.5"25.26 misouth25.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' South, Longitude: 0° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.85 meters/second, 1576.3 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.32 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.3"979.23 miwest0° 11' 15.6"12.90 misouth978.99 mi
24 hours13° 44' 45.3"932.14 mieast4° 08' 07.8"284.30 misouth967.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméMon 11:38 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownMon 11:38 AM1148 km713 miles620 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaMon 12:38 PM1244 km773 miles671 nmEast E
LibrevilleMon 12:38 PM1312 km815 miles709 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:38 PM1558 km968 miles841 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaMon 12:38 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboMon 12:38 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 11:38 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorth N
LomeMon 11:38 AM1649 km1025 miles890 nmNorth N
Porto NovoMon 12:38 PM1689 km1049 miles912 nmNorth N
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