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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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 44° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.0 km/hour, 1037.7 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' 12.9"1037.79 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 05' 11.0"5.98 miwest0° 23' 21.7"26.76 misouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 24, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 70° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.06 meters/second, 1541.0 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.4"957.38 miwest0° 07' 39.0"8.77 minorth957.74 mi
24 hours12° 34' 30.5"832.47 mieast3° 26' 37.1"236.79 minorth872.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São LuisMon 11:48 AM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth S
BelémMon 11:48 AM470 km292 miles254 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 11:48 AM717 km446 miles387 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 11:48 AM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeMon 11:48 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboMon 11:48 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 11:48 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaMon 11:48 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownMon 10:48 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausMon 10:48 AM1766 km1098 miles954 nmWest W
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