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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' South, Longitude: 45° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.51 meters/second, 1643.4 km/hour, 1021.2 miles/hour or 887.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1021.08 miwest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 misouth1021.06 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.6"2.89 miwest0° 21' 28.3"24.60 misouth24.77 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' South, Longitude: 12° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.03 meters/second, 1497.7 km/hour, 930.6 miles/hour or 808.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 23' 39.6"930.34 miwest0° 01' 15.8"1.45 minorth930.41 mi
24 hours14° 16' 57.2"923.12 mieast1° 08' 42.1"78.77 minorth929.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasFri 11:48 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrasiliaFri 11:48 AM653 km406 miles352 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorFri 11:48 AM849 km528 miles459 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 11:48 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaFri 11:48 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmNortheast NE
RecifeFri 11:48 AM1221 km758 miles659 nmEast E
Rio de JaneiroFri 11:48 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmSouth S
São PauloFri 11:48 AM1475 km916 miles796 nmSouth S
ManausFri 10:48 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneFri 11:48 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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