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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 15:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 12' South, Longitude: 49° 26' 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 misouth1031.76 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 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 133° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.2 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"955.14 miwest0° 05' 55.6"6.79 misouth955.43 mi
24 hours11° 36' 18.1"763.71 mieast2° 46' 24.5"190.73 misouth792.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaMon 12:04 PM174 km108 miles94 nmSoutheast SE
BelémMon 12:04 PM535 km332 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrasiliaMon 12:04 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmSouth S
ManausMon 11:04 AM1224 km760 miles661 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaMon 12:04 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneMon 12:04 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorMon 12:04 PM1415 km879 miles764 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboMon 12:04 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeMon 12:04 PM1620 km1007 miles875 nmEast E
GeorgetownMon 11:04 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorthwest NW
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