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Day and Night World Map

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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 15:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 01' South
Longitude: 59° 09' 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' 14.9"6.05 miwest0° 23' 21.4"26.75 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 51' South
Longitude: 28° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.76 meters/second, 1500.3 km/hour, 932.3 miles/hour or 810.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.54 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.54 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.3"932.03 miwest0° 02' 14.2"2.56 minorth932.15 mi
24 hours13° 47' 04.7"891.22 mieast1° 29' 19.7"102.42 minorth901.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSat 11:48 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Boa VistaSat 11:48 AM362 km225 miles196 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SantarémSat 12:48 PM560 km348 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE
LindenSat 11:48 AM675 km419 miles365 nmNorth N
Nieuw NickerieSat 12:48 PM701 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamSat 11:48 AM716 km445 miles386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSat 11:48 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth N
ParamariboSat 12:48 PM782 km486 miles422 nmNortheast NE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniSat 12:48 PM834 km518 miles450 nmNortheast NE
CayenneSat 12:48 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNortheast NE
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