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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, October 8, 2012 at 14:54:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 46° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.23 meters/second, 1660.4 km/hour, 1031.7 miles/hour or 896.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1031.78 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.3"4.67 miwest0° 22' 46.6"26.09 misouth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 60' North, Longitude: 131° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.03 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"955.05 miwest0° 05' 54.7"6.78 misouth955.34 mi
24 hours11° 36' 19.5"763.66 mieast2° 46' 03.8"190.33 misouth792.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaMon 11:54 AM180 km112 miles97 nmSouthwest SW
BelémMon 11:54 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Félix do XinguMon 11:54 AM561 km349 miles303 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 11:54 AM964 km599 miles520 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrasiliaMon 11:54 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmSouth S
SalvadorMon 11:54 AM1192 km740 miles643 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeMon 11:54 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmEast E
CayenneMon 11:54 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausMon 10:54 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboMon 11:54 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorthwest NW
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