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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 16, 2012 at 3:48:00 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 16, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' South, Longitude: 60° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.98 meters/second, 1648.7 km/hour, 1024.5 miles/hour or 890.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.07 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.07 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.6"1024.39 miWest0° 00' 54.9"1.05 miSouth1024.36 mi
24 hours0° 02' 59.9"3.41 miWest0° 21' 54.2"25.09 miSouth25.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 15:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' South, Longitude: 45° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.14 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.96 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.8"957.43 miWest0° 08' 43.5"10.00 miSouth957.13 mi
24 hours14° 25' 21.9"958.34 miEast2° 55' 49.4"201.53 miSouth971.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Porto VelhoTue 11:48 AM360 km223 miles194 nmWest W
RiberaltaTue 11:48 AM627 km390 miles339 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausTue 11:48 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
Rio BrancoTue 11:48 AM794 km493 miles429 nmWest W
San Ignacio de VelascoTue 11:48 AM795 km494 miles429 nmSouth S
CobijaTue 11:48 AM914 km568 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
La PazTue 11:48 AM1147 km713 miles619 nmSouthwest SW
SucreTue 11:48 AM1198 km744 miles647 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrasiliaTue 12:48 PM1566 km973 miles845 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémTue 12:48 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmEast-northeast ENE

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