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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 55' South
Longitude: 15° 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"1034.03 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 12:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 57' South
Longitude: 10° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.83 meters/second, 1594.2 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 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' 40.7"990.49 miwest0° 10' 09.3"11.63 misouth990.32 mi
24 hours12° 23' 56.2"847.29 mieast3° 49' 58.3"263.46 misouth882.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSat 12:50 PM1356 km842 miles732 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:50 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmNorth N
ConakrySat 12:50 PM1610 km1001 miles870 nmNorth N
JamestownSat 12:50 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanSat 12:50 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 12:50 PM1739 km1080 miles939 nmNortheast NE
BissauSat 12:50 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth N
BanjulSat 12:50 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmNorth N
AccraSat 12:50 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNortheast NE
BamakoSat 12:50 PM2120 km1318 miles1145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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