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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 = Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:40:00 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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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: 12° 50' 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"1034.54 miWest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 miSouth1034.53 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.17 miWest0° 23' 05.4"26.44 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° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.40 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' 55.4"1000.67 miWest0° 10' 48.9"12.38 miSouth1000.62 mi
24 hours11° 51' 31.0"817.52 miEast4° 13' 17.6"290.10 miSouth864.44 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 PM1221 km758 miles659 nmNorth N
FreetownFri 12:40 PM1440 km895 miles778 nmNorth N
AbidjanFri 12:40 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNortheast NE
JamestownFri 12:40 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YamoussoukroFri 12:40 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 12:40 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth N
AccraFri 12:40 PM1792 km1114 miles968 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 12:40 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth N
LomeFri 12:40 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNortheast NE
BamakoFri 12:40 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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