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Day and Night World Map

The map shows day and night on Earth and the positions of the Sun (subsolar point) and the Moon (sublunar point) right now.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, August 7, 2020 at 12:52:00.

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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: Subsolar Point

On Friday, August 7, 2020 at 12:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' North, Longitude: 11° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 kilometres/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.61 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.61 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.8"996.52 miWest0° 00' 42.3"0.81 miSouth996.55 mi
24 hours0° 02' 01.1"2.24 miWest0° 17' 06.3"19.60 miSouth19.73 mi

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Friday, August 7, 2020 at 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 44' South, Longitude: 147° 34' West

The ground speed is currently 449.39 meters/second, 1617.8 kilometres/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.9"16.75 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 34' 52.9"1005.16 miWest0° 12' 04.3"13.83 miNorth1005.40 mi
24 hours9° 56' 25.2"685.24 miEast4° 51' 29.4"333.80 miNorth763.64 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaFri 12:52 pm262 km163 miles141 nmNorth N
TambacoundaFri 12:52 pm351 km218 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
RossoFri 12:52 pm454 km282 miles245 nmWest W
ToubaFri 12:52 pm485 km302 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottFri 12:52 pm514 km319 miles277 nmWest-northwest WNW
GabúFri 12:52 pm519 km323 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FarafenniFri 12:52 pm522 km324 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-LouisFri 12:52 pm528 km328 miles285 nmWest W
BamakoFri 12:52 pm550 km342 miles297 nmSoutheast SE
BafatáFri 12:52 pm556 km345 miles300 nmSouthwest SW

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