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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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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 19, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 16' South
Longitude: 46° 03' 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' 06.5"1021.15 miwest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 misouth1021.13 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' South
Longitude: 12° 15' 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"930.41 miwest0° 01' 15.8"1.45 minorth930.48 mi
24 hours14° 16' 55.6"923.16 mieast1° 08' 45.9"78.85 minorth929.96 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 AM240 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalmasFri 11:48 AM250 km155 miles135 nmWest W
BrasiliaFri 11:48 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorFri 11:48 AM878 km545 miles474 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémFri 11:48 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaFri 11:48 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmNortheast NE
RecifeFri 11:48 AM1251 km777 miles675 nmEast E
Rio de JaneiroFri 11:48 AM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloFri 11:48 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmSouth S
ManausFri 10:48 AM1734 km1078 miles937 nmWest-northwest WNW
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