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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 = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 2:38:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 41° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 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"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 15.1"6.05 miWest0° 23' 21.4"26.75 miSouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 45° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.62 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 931.9 miles/hour or 809.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.53 miWest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 miNorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.4"931.65 miWest0° 02' 04.6"2.38 miNorth931.76 mi
24 hours13° 48' 33.3"892.51 miEast1° 25' 43.4"98.28 miNorth902.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSat 11:38 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSat 11:38 AM809 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 11:38 AM1149 km714 miles620 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneSat 11:38 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 11:38 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboSat 11:38 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:38 AM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSat 10:38 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSat 10:38 AM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmWest W
BridgetownSat 10:38 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmNorthwest NW

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