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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 12:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 55' South, Longitude: 10° 24' 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"1033.96 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1033.95 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.4"5.06 miwest0° 23' 01.8"26.37 misouth26.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' South, Longitude: 5° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.91 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 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' 41.8"990.60 miwest0° 10' 10.1"11.65 misouth990.44 mi
24 hours12° 23' 26.1"846.80 mieast3° 50' 25.6"263.96 misouth882.15 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 PM1243 km772 miles671 nmNorth N
JamestownSat 12:30 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanSat 12:30 PM1336 km830 miles721 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 12:30 PM1417 km881 miles765 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:30 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraSat 12:30 PM1620 km1006 miles875 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 12:30 PM1636 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeSat 12:30 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoSat 1:30 PM1920 km1193 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 12:30 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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