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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 12:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 18' South, Longitude: 13° 16' 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"1033.41 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.40 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° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.54 meters/second, 1571.5 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"16.28 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 misouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.5"976.36 miwest0° 08' 51.3"10.15 misouth976.13 mi
24 hours12° 58' 31.2"875.47 mieast3° 11' 10.2"219.07 misouth896.67 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 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 12:40 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownSun 12:40 PM1525 km947 miles823 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:40 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 12:40 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 12:40 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmNorth N
AccraSun 12:40 PM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 12:40 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth N
LomeSun 12:40 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
BamakoSun 12:40 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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