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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 Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 29' North, Longitude: 39° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.24 meters/second, 1642.5 km/hour, 1020.6 miles/hour or 886.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.01 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.01 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1020.55 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.58 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.7"4.83 miwest0° 20' 54.3"23.95 misouth24.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 22' South, Longitude: 61° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.3"928.39 miwest0° 00' 30.5"0.58 misouth928.36 mi
24 hours14° 07' 12.4"909.77 mieast0° 26' 38.5"30.55 minorth911.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSat 11:38 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 11:38 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmSouth S
BelémSat 11:38 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaSat 1:38 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboSat 11:38 AM1823 km1133 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 11:38 AM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSat 10:38 AM2116 km1315 miles1143 nmWest W
BridgetownSat 10:38 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmWest W
CastriesSat 10:38 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSat 10:38 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmWest W
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