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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 26' South, Longitude: 57° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.85 meters/second, 1662.7 km/hour, 1033.1 miles/hour or 897.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.17 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 17.8"4.93 miwest0° 22' 55.6"26.26 misouth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 164° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.3 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.7"938.09 miwest0° 01' 24.7"1.62 misouth938.17 mi
24 hours11° 42' 31.8"756.99 mieast1° 00' 48.1"69.72 misouth762.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSat 11:36 AM398 km247 miles215 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémSat 12:36 PM440 km273 miles237 nmNortheast NE
BelémSat 12:36 PM1073 km667 miles579 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoSat 11:36 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 12:36 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth N
CayenneSat 12:36 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSat 11:36 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSat 12:36 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 11:36 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSat 11:36 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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