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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 Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 58° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.78 meters/second, 1669.6 km/hour, 1037.4 miles/hour or 901.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.3"1037.52 miwest0° 00' 58.1"1.11 misouth1037.52 mi
24 hours0° 05' 19.5"6.14 miwest0° 23' 16.9"26.66 misouth27.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' South, Longitude: 27° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.64 meters/second, 1561.1 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.17 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.7"969.84 miwest0° 10' 03.3"11.52 misouth969.56 mi
24 hours13° 39' 37.9"917.46 mieast3° 34' 09.4"245.43 misouth942.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaTue 11:48 AM259 km161 miles140 nmNorthwest NW
LindenTue 11:48 AM500 km310 miles270 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieTue 12:48 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausTue 11:48 AM532 km331 miles287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
New AmsterdamTue 11:48 AM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownTue 11:48 AM588 km365 miles317 nmNorth N
ParamariboTue 12:48 PM622 km386 miles336 nmNortheast NE
SantarémTue 12:48 PM630 km392 miles340 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 12:48 PM687 km427 miles371 nmNortheast NE
CayenneTue 12:48 PM810 km503 miles438 nmEast-northeast ENE
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