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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 12:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 46' South, Longitude: 4° 21' 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"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.66 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.64 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 28' South, Longitude: 5° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.72 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.1 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' 23.7"978.99 miwest0° 11' 13.9"12.87 misouth978.75 mi
24 hours13° 45' 26.1"932.72 mieast4° 07' 15.7"283.33 misouth967.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:02 PM805 km500 miles435 nmSouth S
AbidjanMon 12:02 PM1559 km968 miles842 nmNorth N
São ToméMon 12:02 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNortheast NE
AccraMon 12:02 PM1649 km1024 miles890 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 12:02 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmNorth N
LomeMon 12:02 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaMon 12:02 PM1816 km1128 miles980 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleMon 1:02 PM1836 km1141 miles991 nmEast-northeast ENE
Porto NovoMon 1:02 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosMon 1:02 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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