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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 15:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 43' South
Longitude: 55° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.74 meters/second, 1655.1 km/hour, 1028.4 miles/hour or 893.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.0"1028.44 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.42 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.8"4.07 miwest0° 22' 23.6"25.65 misouth25.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 15:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 38' North
Longitude: 92° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.04 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.23 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.6"1002.19 miwest0° 12' 17.5"14.08 misouth1002.37 mi
24 hours12° 06' 34.6"836.81 mieast5° 00' 48.3"344.49 misouth905.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémFri 12:28 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth N
ManausFri 11:28 AM699 km434 miles378 nmNorthwest NW
BelémFri 12:28 PM1057 km657 miles571 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaFri 12:28 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 11:28 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 12:28 PM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboFri 12:28 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth N
SucreFri 11:28 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownFri 11:28 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth N
La PazFri 11:28 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmSouthwest SW
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