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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 37' North, Longitude: 47° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.44 meters/second, 1664.8 km/hour, 1034.5 miles/hour or 898.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.51 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1034.52 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.1"6.05 miwest0° 22' 50.3"26.16 misouth26.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 114° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.80 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"945.55 miwest0° 04' 34.3"5.24 misouth945.79 mi
24 hours11° 53' 14.7"775.04 mieast2° 16' 35.2"156.58 misouth795.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneMon 12:04 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest W
BelémMon 12:04 PM690 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:04 PM777 km483 miles419 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 12:04 PM906 km563 miles489 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:04 AM1251 km777 miles676 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 12:04 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmSoutheast SE
BridgetownMon 11:04 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmNorthwest NW
ManausMon 11:04 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainMon 11:04 AM1725 km1072 miles932 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint George'sMon 11:04 AM1812 km1126 miles978 nmWest-northwest WNW
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