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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 21, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' North, Longitude: 41° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.86 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.86 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.6"6.08 miwest0° 23' 20.8"26.74 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 21, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' South, Longitude: 31° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.95 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 18.9"930.21 miwest0° 01' 16.9"1.47 misouth930.15 mi
24 hours14° 10' 55.3"915.81 mieast0° 08' 15.1"9.46 minorth916.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 11:38 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
BelémFri 11:38 AM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 11:38 AM1195 km743 miles646 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneFri 11:38 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 11:38 AM1516 km942 miles818 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboFri 11:38 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:38 AM1921 km1193 miles1037 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownFri 10:38 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausFri 10:38 AM2092 km1300 miles1129 nmWest W
BridgetownFri 10:38 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmNorthwest NW
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