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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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' North, Longitude: 38° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.27 meters/second, 1667.8 km/hour, 1036.3 miles/hour or 900.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1036.37 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1036.38 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.7"6.13 miwest0° 23' 06.2"26.46 misouth27.16 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' North, Longitude: 58° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.30 meters/second, 1606.7 km/hour, 998.3 miles/hour or 867.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.64 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"998.29 miwest0° 11' 57.8"13.70 misouth998.56 mi
24 hours11° 58' 44.7"824.49 mieast4° 56' 30.2"339.57 misouth894.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 11:28 AM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth S
BelémFri 11:28 AM1227 km762 miles662 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 11:28 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneFri 11:28 AM1557 km967 miles841 nmWest W
SalvadorFri 11:28 AM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouth S
ParamariboFri 11:28 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmWest W
PraiaFri 1:28 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownFri 10:28 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:28 AM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausFri 10:28 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmWest-southwest WSW
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