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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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 46' South
Longitude: 0° 51' West

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"1025.67 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.65 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.0"3.61 miwest0° 22' 03.4"25.27 misouth25.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 25' South
Longitude: 2° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.79 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.32 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.6"979.16 miwest0° 11' 14.8"12.89 misouth978.92 mi
24 hours13° 45' 03.3"932.43 mieast4° 07' 44.9"283.88 misouth967.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:48 AM952 km592 miles514 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméMon 11:48 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 12:48 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 12:48 PM1549 km963 miles837 nmEast E
AccraMon 11:48 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 11:48 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeMon 11:48 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmNorth N
Porto NovoMon 12:48 PM1731 km1075 miles934 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosMon 12:48 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 12:48 PM1750 km1088 miles945 nmNortheast NE
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