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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 Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 54' South, Longitude: 2° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.24 meters/second, 1664.1 km/hour, 1034.0 miles/hour or 898.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.98 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1033.97 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.6"5.07 miwest0° 23' 01.8"26.38 misouth26.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' South, Longitude: 1° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.03 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.6"990.86 miwest0° 10' 11.2"11.67 misouth990.70 mi
24 hours12° 22' 43.4"846.18 mieast3° 51' 04.1"264.70 misouth881.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanSat 12:00 Noon1138 km707 miles614 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:00 Noon1194 km742 miles645 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 12:00 Noon1218 km757 miles658 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownSat 12:00 Noon1257 km781 miles679 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LomeSat 12:00 Noon1304 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:00 Noon1323 km822 miles714 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 1:00 PM1402 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 1:00 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 1:00 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaSat 12:00 Noon1520 km945 miles821 nmNorthwest NW
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