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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 10° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.56 meters/second, 1643.6 km/hour, 1021.3 miles/hour or 887.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1021.27 miwest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 misouth1021.24 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.5"2.91 miwest0° 21' 29.3"24.62 misouth24.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 46° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.87 meters/second, 1497.1 km/hour, 930.3 miles/hour or 808.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.51 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 23' 33.5"930.05 miwest0° 00' 55.0"1.05 minorth930.10 mi
24 hours14° 20' 15.9"926.51 mieast1° 00' 52.6"69.80 minorth932.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 12:24 PM785 km488 miles424 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaFri 12:24 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:24 PM1845 km1147 miles996 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 12:24 PM1958 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 12:24 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:24 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth N
São ToméFri 12:24 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeFri 12:24 PM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 12:24 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmNorth N
Porto NovoFri 1:24 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
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