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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 = Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 12:34:00.

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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 Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 12:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' South, Longitude: 12° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 451.51 meters/second, 1625.4 kilometres/hour, 1010.0 miles/hour or 877.7 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' 00.0"16.83 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.7"1009.84 miWest0° 00' 49.9"0.95 miSouth1009.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 00.5"1.13 miWest0° 19' 52.5"22.77 miSouth22.80 mi

Position of the Moon: Sublunar Point

On Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 24° 11' North, Longitude: 100° 29' West

The ground speed is currently 408.99 meters/second, 1472.4 kilometres/hour, 914.9 miles/hour or 795.0 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' 29.5"15.25 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.25 mi
1 hour14° 29' 29.5"914.47 miWest0° 05' 42.2"6.54 miSouth914.83 mi
24 hours12° 06' 03.3"763.72 miEast2° 50' 05.2"195.07 miSouth796.10 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island)Thu 12:34 pm627 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JamestownThu 12:34 pm792 km492 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE
MonroviaThu 12:34 pm2177 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth N
AbidjanThu 12:34 pm2264 km1407 miles1223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 12:34 pm2365 km1470 miles1277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownThu 12:34 pm2410 km1497 miles1301 nmNorth N
AccraThu 12:34 pm2491 km1548 miles1345 nmNortheast NE
RecifeThu 9:34 am2510 km1560 miles1355 nmWest W
ConakryThu 12:34 pm2525 km1569 miles1363 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 12:34 pm2608 km1621 miles1408 nmNortheast NE

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