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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

UTC time = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 1:06:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' South, Longitude: 20° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.48 meters/second, 1639.7 km/hour, 1018.9 miles/hour or 885.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.8"1018.77 miWest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 miSouth1018.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 13.9"2.53 miWest0° 21' 09.6"24.24 miSouth24.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' South, Longitude: 64° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.97 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.9 miles/hour or 828.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.88 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 26' 51.6"952.64 miWest0° 07' 00.5"8.03 miNorth952.98 mi
24 hours12° 52' 29.9"848.99 miEast3° 12' 50.7"221.00 miNorth884.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 10:06 AM1629 km1012 miles879 nmWest W
JamestownSun 1:06 PM1677 km1042 miles905 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorSun 10:06 AM1987 km1234 miles1073 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 10:06 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 1:06 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 1:06 PM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 1:06 PM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 1:06 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 1:06 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 1:06 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmNortheast NE

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