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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 4, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 32' South, Longitude: 13° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.49 meters/second, 1665.0 km/hour, 1034.6 miles/hour or 899.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.4"1034.61 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.60 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.17 miwest0° 23' 05.4"26.45 misouth26.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 42' South, Longitude: 19° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.3"1000.74 miwest0° 10' 48.8"12.39 misouth1000.68 mi
24 hours11° 51' 32.3"817.60 mieast4° 13' 16.9"290.10 misouth864.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 12:40 PM1227 km762 miles662 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownFri 12:40 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM1486 km923 miles802 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 12:40 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 12:40 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:40 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 12:40 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:40 PM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmNortheast NE
BamakoFri 12:40 PM1982 km1232 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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