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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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 13:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 57' South, Longitude: 20° 38' 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"1018.84 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 misouth1018.82 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° 42' 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' 51.7"952.72 miwest0° 07' 00.6"8.04 minorth953.06 mi
24 hours12° 52' 27.8"849.01 mieast3° 12' 53.0"221.06 minorth884.16 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 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmWest W
JamestownSun 1:06 PM1705 km1060 miles921 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorSun 10:06 AM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 10:06 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 1:06 PM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 1:06 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 1:06 PM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 1:06 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 1:06 PM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 1:06 PM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmNortheast NE
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