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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 13:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' South, Longitude: 19° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.49 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"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.1"1025.62 miwest0° 00' 55.3"1.06 misouth1025.60 mi
24 hours0° 03' 09.6"3.60 miwest0° 22' 03.0"25.26 misouth25.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 39' South, Longitude: 19° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.39 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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' 19.5"978.26 miwest0° 11' 09.8"12.79 misouth978.01 mi
24 hours13° 47' 03.1"933.92 mieast4° 05' 10.0"280.93 misouth967.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 1:02 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 10:02 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 1:02 PM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:02 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 1:02 PM2118 km1316 miles1143 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorMon 10:02 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 10:02 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanMon 1:02 PM2309 km1434 miles1247 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 1:02 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 1:02 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmNortheast NE
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