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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 11:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 46' South, Longitude: 3° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.51 meters/second, 1650.6 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"1025.60 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.9"3.61 miwest0° 22' 03.3"25.26 misouth25.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 27' South, Longitude: 4° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.75 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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' 24.0"978.98 miwest0° 11' 14.2"12.87 misouth978.74 mi
24 hours13° 45' 17.7"932.55 mieast4° 07' 26.5"283.51 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 11:58 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméMon 11:58 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 11:58 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
AccraMon 11:58 AM1615 km1003 miles872 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LomeMon 11:58 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 12:58 PM1720 km1068 miles928 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 11:58 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth N
LuandaMon 12:58 PM1794 km1114 miles968 nmEast E
Porto NovoMon 12:58 PM1802 km1120 miles973 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosMon 12:58 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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