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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' South, Longitude: 49° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.55 meters/second, 1661.6 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1032.43 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.42 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.2"4.80 miwest0° 22' 51.4"26.18 misouth26.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 145° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.16 meters/second, 1519.8 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.9"944.05 miwest0° 03' 41.3"4.23 misouth944.25 mi
24 hours11° 40' 00.3"759.01 mieast1° 54' 32.6"131.31 misouth774.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaSun 12:04 PM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São Félix do XinguSun 12:04 PM334 km208 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 12:04 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSun 12:04 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmSouth S
FortalezaSun 12:04 PM1186 km737 miles641 nmEast E
CayenneSun 12:04 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSun 11:04 AM1251 km777 miles675 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 12:04 PM1407 km874 miles760 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboSun 12:04 PM1453 km903 miles785 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSun 12:04 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmEast E
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