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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 14:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 02' South
Longitude: 38° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.15 meters/second, 1663.7 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.85 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.83 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.4"5.06 miwest0° 22' 59.9"26.34 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 55' North
Longitude: 158° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.40 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.6"937.91 miwest0° 01' 03.8"1.22 minorth937.86 mi
24 hours11° 41' 37.3"755.75 mieast0° 01' 25.8"1.64 misouth755.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MossoróFri 11:20 AM102 km63 miles55 nmEast E
FortalezaFri 11:20 AM148 km92 miles80 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NatalFri 11:20 AM338 km210 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeFri 11:20 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSoutheast SE
MaceióFri 11:20 AM581 km361 miles313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:20 PM655 km407 miles354 nmEast E
SalvadorFri 11:20 AM878 km545 miles474 nmSouth S
BelémFri 11:20 AM1208 km751 miles653 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:20 AM1592 km989 miles860 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 11:20 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorthwest NW
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