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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 = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 3:28:00 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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 15:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 55° 25' 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"1028.36 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.35 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 Latitude: 2° 38' North, Longitude: 92° 39' 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 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.6"1002.12 miWest0° 12' 17.4"14.08 miSouth1002.30 mi
24 hours12° 06' 33.6"836.73 miEast5° 00' 47.7"344.45 miSouth905.42 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 XinguFri 12:28 PM397 km246 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
SantarémFri 12:28 PM590 km367 miles319 nmNorth N
ManausFri 11:28 AM721 km448 miles389 nmNorthwest NW
BelémFri 12:28 PM1035 km643 miles559 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaFri 12:28 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoFri 11:28 AM1388 km863 miles750 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneFri 12:28 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboFri 12:28 PM1496 km930 miles808 nmNorth N
GeorgetownFri 11:28 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmNorth N
SucreFri 11:28 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSouthwest SW

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