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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 = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2:34:00 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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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° 43' 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"1030.95 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miSouth1030.94 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° 34' 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"968.76 miWest0° 07' 56.8"9.11 miSouth969.11 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.9"772.29 miEast3° 32' 16.7"243.22 miSouth815.39 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 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNorthwest NW
FortalezaTue 11:34 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNortheast NE
RecifeTue 11:34 AM771 km479 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorTue 11:34 AM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémTue 11:34 AM939 km584 miles507 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaTue 11:34 AM1223 km760 miles660 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneTue 11:34 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de JaneiroTue 11:34 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSouth S
São PauloTue 11:34 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 11:34 AM2027 km1260 miles1094 nmNorthwest NW

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