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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 = Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 2:48:00 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 Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 28' North, Longitude: 41° 31' 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"1020.49 miWest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 miSouth1020.51 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.7"4.83 miWest0° 20' 54.4"23.95 miSouth24.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 22' South, Longitude: 59° 08' 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"928.31 miWest0° 00' 29.2"0.56 miSouth928.29 mi
24 hours14° 07' 08.8"909.64 miEast0° 27' 08.3"31.12 miNorth911.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSat 11:48 AM1341 km834 miles724 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 11:48 AM1527 km949 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 11:48 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 11:48 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSat 10:48 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmWest W
BridgetownSat 10:48 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmWest W
PraiaSat 1:48 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-northeast ENE
CastriesSat 10:48 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSat 10:48 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 10:48 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmWest-northwest WNW

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