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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 55' South
Longitude: 13° 11' 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"1034.03 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 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 55' South
Longitude: 8° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 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' 41.2"990.57 miwest0° 10' 09.6"11.64 misouth990.41 mi
24 hours12° 23' 41.9"847.09 mieast3° 50' 11.3"263.71 misouth882.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSat 12:40 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSat 12:40 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FreetownSat 12:40 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth N
AbidjanSat 12:40 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 12:40 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 12:40 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:40 PM1849 km1149 miles999 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 12:40 PM1874 km1165 miles1012 nmNorth N
LomeSat 12:40 PM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE
BamakoSat 12:40 PM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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