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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 14:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 43° 52' 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 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 43° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.64 meters/second, 1499.9 km/hour, 932.0 miles/hour or 809.9 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' 55.7"931.70 miwest0° 02' 06.0"2.41 minorth931.81 mi
24 hours13° 48' 21.0"892.32 mieast1° 26' 13.9"98.87 minorth901.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémSat 11:48 AM539 km335 miles291 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 11:48 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneSat 11:48 AM1088 km676 miles588 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 11:48 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboSat 11:48 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 11:48 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownSat 10:48 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:48 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManausSat 10:48 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest W
BridgetownSat 10:48 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorthwest NW
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