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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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 41° 38' 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"1037.89 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.89 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° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.62 meters/second, 1499.8 km/hour, 932.0 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"931.72 miwest0° 02' 04.7"2.38 minorth931.83 mi
24 hours13° 48' 32.0"892.55 mieast1° 25' 46.8"98.36 minorth902.07 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 AM536 km333 miles290 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSat 11:38 AM778 km484 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSat 11:38 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneSat 11:38 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 11:38 AM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboSat 11:38 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:38 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSat 10:38 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSat 10:38 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmWest W
BridgetownSat 10:38 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmNorthwest NW
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