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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 = Sunday, September 23, 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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 41° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 13.0"1037.79 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.1"6.02 miWest0° 23' 21.8"26.76 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 59° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.04 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.70 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.0"941.57 miWest0° 05' 07.2"5.87 miNorth941.84 mi
24 hours13° 14' 01.8"863.20 miEast2° 32' 59.5"175.37 miNorth887.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaSun 11:38 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSoutheast SE
BelémSun 11:38 AM790 km491 miles427 nmWest W
RecifeSun 11:38 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmSoutheast SE
CayenneSun 11:38 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 11:38 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboSun 11:38 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 11:38 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownSun 10:38 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausSun 10:38 AM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmWest W
BridgetownSun 10:38 AM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmNorthwest NW

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