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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 2:58:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' South, Longitude: 46° 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' 14.9"6.05 miWest0° 23' 21.4"26.75 miSouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 40° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.66 meters/second, 1500.0 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' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.53 mi
1 hour14° 24' 56.2"931.74 miWest0° 02' 07.3"2.43 miNorth931.85 mi
24 hours13° 48' 08.5"892.13 miEast1° 26' 44.4"99.45 miNorth901.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémSat 11:58 AM284 km176 miles153 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneSat 11:58 AM859 km534 miles464 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaSat 11:58 AM965 km599 miles521 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboSat 11:58 AM1171 km728 miles632 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownSat 10:58 AM1512 km939 miles816 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSat 11:58 AM1553 km965 miles838 nmSoutheast SE
ManausSat 10:58 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 11:58 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaSat 11:58 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouth S
Port of SpainSat 10:58 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorthwest NW

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