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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° 39' 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"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.68 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.66 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.2"3.61 miwest0° 22' 03.4"25.27 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° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.85 meters/second, 1576.3 km/hour, 979.4 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 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 26' 25.3"979.28 miwest0° 11' 15.5"12.90 misouth979.04 mi
24 hours13° 44' 47.1"932.23 mieast4° 08' 05.5"284.27 misouth967.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:38 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméMon 11:38 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaMon 12:38 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmEast E
LibrevilleMon 12:38 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:38 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaMon 12:38 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboMon 12:38 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 11:38 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmNorth N
LomeMon 11:38 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 11:38 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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