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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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' South, Longitude: 41° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.90 meters/second, 1659.2 km/hour, 1031.0 miles/hour or 895.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1031.03 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 misouth1031.01 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.2"4.53 miwest0° 22' 41.6"25.99 misouth26.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' North, Longitude: 114° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"968.84 miwest0° 07' 57.0"9.11 misouth969.19 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.9"772.36 mieast3° 32' 18.7"243.28 misouth815.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TeresinaTue 11:34 AM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaTue 11:34 AM490 km304 miles264 nmNortheast NE
RecifeTue 11:34 AM803 km499 miles434 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorTue 11:34 AM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémTue 11:34 AM916 km569 miles495 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaTue 11:34 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneTue 11:34 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroTue 11:34 AM1820 km1131 miles982 nmSouth S
São PauloTue 11:34 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 11:34 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNorthwest NW
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