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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 12:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' South, Longitude: 15° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.50 meters/second, 1650.6 km/hour, 1025.6 miles/hour or 891.2 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"1025.63 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.61 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.6"3.60 miwest0° 22' 03.1"25.26 misouth25.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 36' South, Longitude: 16° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.47 meters/second, 1574.9 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.31 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.4"978.43 miwest0° 11' 10.7"12.81 misouth978.19 mi
24 hours13° 46' 40.5"933.64 mieast4° 05' 39.5"281.49 misouth967.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:48 PM1355 km842 miles732 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaMon 12:48 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 12:48 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth N
ConakryMon 12:48 PM2037 km1265 miles1100 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 12:48 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 12:48 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNortheast NE
RecifeMon 9:48 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmWest W
BissauMon 12:48 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:48 PM2351 km1461 miles1269 nmNortheast NE
BanjulMon 12:48 PM2460 km1529 miles1328 nmNorth N
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