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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 11:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 46' South
Longitude: 1° 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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 26' South
Longitude: 3° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.77 meters/second, 1576.0 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' 24.4"979.11 miwest0° 11' 14.6"12.88 misouth978.87 mi
24 hours13° 45' 09.9"932.52 mieast4° 07' 36.5"283.72 misouth967.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:52 AM896 km557 miles484 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméMon 11:52 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 11:52 AM1576 km980 miles851 nmNorth N
AccraMon 11:52 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 12:52 PM1612 km1002 miles870 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 12:52 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmEast E
LomeMon 11:52 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoMon 12:52 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 11:52 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosMon 12:52 PM1779 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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