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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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 55' South
Longitude: 10° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.23 meters/second, 1664.0 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"1034.04 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.02 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.4"5.06 miwest0° 23' 01.8"26.38 misouth26.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 54' South
Longitude: 5° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.91 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 860.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.51 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 41.7"990.66 miwest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 misouth990.50 mi
24 hours12° 23' 27.6"846.88 mieast3° 50' 24.2"263.96 misouth882.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSat 12:30 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth N
JamestownSat 12:30 PM1333 km829 miles720 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM1353 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:30 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:30 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmNorth N
ConakrySat 12:30 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraSat 12:30 PM1642 km1020 miles886 nmNortheast NE
LomeSat 12:30 PM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 12:30 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 1:30 PM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNortheast NE
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