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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: 3° 11' 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"1034.05 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.04 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.5"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° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.02 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' 43.5"990.92 miwest0° 10' 11.2"11.67 misouth990.76 mi
24 hours12° 22' 44.9"846.27 mieast3° 51' 02.7"264.69 misouth881.88 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 Noon1135 km705 miles613 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:00 Noon1202 km747 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 12:00 Noon1246 km774 miles673 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownSat 12:00 Noon1250 km777 miles675 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LomeSat 12:00 Noon1315 km817 miles710 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:00 Noon1317 km819 miles711 nmNorth N
Porto NovoSat 1:00 PM1415 km880 miles764 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosSat 1:00 PM1451 km901 miles783 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 12:00 Noon1503 km934 miles811 nmNorthwest NW
LibrevilleSat 1:00 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
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