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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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 04' South, Longitude: 40° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.35 meters/second, 1653.6 km/hour, 1027.5 miles/hour or 892.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.8"1027.54 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 misouth1027.52 mi
24 hours0° 03' 26.0"3.92 miwest0° 22' 17.2"25.53 misouth25.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 10' South, Longitude: 66° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.71 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.0"1001.42 miwest0° 12' 40.3"14.51 misouth1001.46 mi
24 hours12° 33' 53.6"868.56 mieast5° 01' 44.0"345.57 misouth932.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Juàzeiro do NorteSat 11:28 AM188 km117 miles101 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaSat 11:28 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaceióSat 11:28 AM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
SalvadorSat 11:28 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeSat 11:28 AM646 km401 miles349 nmEast E
NatalSat 11:28 AM658 km409 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémSat 11:28 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmNorthwest NW
BrasiliaSat 11:28 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroSat 11:28 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmSouth S
São PauloSat 11:28 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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