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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 15:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 12' South, Longitude: 51° 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"1031.77 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.76 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 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 136° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.11 meters/second, 1537.6 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"955.23 miwest0° 05' 56.5"6.81 misouth955.52 mi
24 hours11° 36' 16.8"763.75 mieast2° 46' 45.1"191.12 misouth792.80 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 12:14 PM49 km31 miles27 nmSouth S
SantarémMon 12:14 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
BelémMon 12:14 PM649 km404 miles351 nmNortheast NE
ManausMon 11:14 AM961 km597 miles519 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 12:14 PM1150 km714 miles621 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneMon 12:14 PM1232 km765 miles665 nmNorth N
ParamariboMon 12:14 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaMon 12:14 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmEast E
GeorgetownMon 11:14 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorMon 12:14 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmEast-southeast ESE
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