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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.

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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° 47' 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"1020.56 miwest0° 00' 52.0"0.99 misouth1020.58 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: 58° 52' 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"928.38 miwest0° 00' 29.0"0.56 misouth928.35 mi
24 hours14° 07' 08.3"909.69 mieast0° 27' 11.9"31.19 minorth911.62 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 AM1314 km817 miles710 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 11:48 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 11:48 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 11:48 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSat 10:48 AM1847 km1147 miles997 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownSat 10:48 AM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmWest W
PraiaSat 1:48 PM2044 km1270 miles1103 nmEast-northeast ENE
CastriesSat 10:48 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownSat 10:48 AM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 10:48 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmWest-northwest WNW
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