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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

UTC time = Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 12:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' South, Longitude: 12° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.95 meters/second, 1663.0 km/hour, 1033.4 miles/hour or 898.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.34 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.32 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.5"4.95 miWest0° 22' 57.7"26.30 miSouth26.76 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 45' South, Longitude: 4° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.54 meters/second, 1571.6 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.6"976.30 miWest0° 08' 51.4"10.15 miSouth976.07 mi
24 hours12° 58' 29.6"875.39 miEast3° 11' 12.4"219.09 miSouth896.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSun 12:40 PM1307 km812 miles706 nmNorth N
JamestownSun 12:40 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FreetownSun 12:40 PM1525 km948 miles823 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:40 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 12:40 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 12:40 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:40 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 12:40 PM1919 km1193 miles1036 nmNorth N
LoméSun 12:40 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNortheast NE
BamakoSun 12:40 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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