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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 53' North
Longitude: 10° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.51 meters/second, 1661.4 km/hour, 1032.4 miles/hour or 897.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.42 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.07 misouth1032.43 mi
24 hours0° 05' 08.5"5.90 miwest0° 22' 33.2"25.83 misouth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 04' South
Longitude: 10° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.49 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.8"998.72 miwest0° 10' 34.9"12.12 misouth998.63 mi
24 hours11° 45' 33.8"808.91 mieast4° 05' 16.7"280.95 misouth852.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM48 km30 miles26 nmNorth N
KakataSat 12:40 PM86 km54 miles47 nmNortheast NE
GbarngaSat 12:40 PM191 km118 miles103 nmNortheast NE
KenemaSat 12:40 PM224 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BoSat 12:40 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NzérékoréSat 12:40 PM300 km186 miles162 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 12:40 PM395 km245 miles213 nmNorthwest NW
KindiaSat 12:40 PM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ConakrySat 12:40 PM514 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM618 km384 miles334 nmEast E
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