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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 = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 3:04:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 46° 48' 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"1034.44 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1034.45 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.1"6.05 miWest0° 22' 50.3"26.15 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° 07' 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"945.48 miWest0° 04' 34.2"5.24 miSouth945.71 mi
24 hours11° 53' 14.7"774.98 miEast2° 16' 32.6"156.52 miSouth795.75 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 PM614 km382 miles332 nmWest W
BelémMon 12:04 PM697 km433 miles376 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniMon 12:04 PM807 km502 miles436 nmWest W
ParamariboMon 12:04 PM937 km582 miles506 nmWest W
GeorgetownMon 11:04 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 12:04 PM1301 km808 miles703 nmSoutheast SE
BridgetownMon 11:04 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNorthwest NW
ManausMon 11:04 AM1702 km1057 miles919 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainMon 11:04 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint George'sMon 11:04 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmWest-northwest WNW

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