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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

UTC time = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 3:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 12' South, Longitude: 50° 39' 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"1031.70 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.2"4.67 miWest0° 22' 46.6"26.09 miSouth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 134° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.09 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.4 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' 54.9"955.11 miWest0° 05' 56.1"6.80 miSouth955.40 mi
24 hours11° 36' 17.4"763.68 miEast2° 46' 34.5"190.91 miSouth792.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Félix do XinguMon 12:10 PM155 km97 miles84 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémMon 12:10 PM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SantarémMon 12:10 PM615 km382 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
ManausMon 11:10 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 12:10 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneMon 12:10 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmNorth N
FortalezaMon 12:10 PM1365 km848 miles737 nmEast E
ParamariboMon 12:10 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorMon 12:10 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast-southeast ESE
GeorgetownMon 11:10 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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