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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 15:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' South, Longitude: 49° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.89 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"1030.94 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 misouth1030.92 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.1"4.53 miwest0° 22' 41.5"25.99 misouth26.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' North, Longitude: 121° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.31 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.1"969.07 miwest0° 07' 59.3"9.16 misouth969.42 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.8"772.53 mieast3° 33' 11.4"244.26 misouth815.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AraguaínaTue 12:04 PM131 km81 miles71 nmEast-southeast ESE
São Félix do XinguTue 12:04 PM306 km190 miles165 nmWest W
BelémTue 12:04 PM572 km356 miles309 nmNorth N
BrasiliaTue 12:04 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 12:04 PM1219 km758 miles658 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausTue 11:04 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneTue 12:04 PM1319 km819 miles712 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorTue 12:04 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboTue 12:04 PM1521 km945 miles822 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeTue 12:04 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmEast E
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