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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 20, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 37' South, Longitude: 43° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.98 meters/second, 1641.5 km/hour, 1020.0 miles/hour or 886.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1019.98 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 misouth1019.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.1"2.70 miwest0° 21' 18.9"24.42 misouth24.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 14:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' South, Longitude: 28° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.65 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.2"938.79 miwest0° 04' 29.7"5.16 minorth939.03 mi
24 hours13° 36' 30.2"886.10 mieast2° 19' 54.4"160.39 minorth906.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasSat 11:38 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouthwest SW
SalvadorSat 11:38 AM614 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrasiliaSat 11:38 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSat 11:38 AM940 km584 miles508 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 11:38 AM997 km619 miles538 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémSat 11:38 AM1150 km714 miles621 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 11:38 AM1367 km849 miles738 nmSouth S
São PauloSat 11:38 AM1468 km912 miles793 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSat 11:38 AM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSat 10:38 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmWest-northwest WNW
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