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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 14:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 38' South, Longitude: 46° 06' 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"1019.97 miwest0° 00' 53.5"1.02 misouth1019.95 mi
24 hours0° 02' 23.1"2.70 miwest0° 21' 18.8"24.42 misouth24.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 14:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 44' South, Longitude: 26° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.80 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 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' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 25' 06.0"938.88 miwest0° 04' 31.1"5.18 minorth939.11 mi
24 hours13° 36' 11.3"885.82 mieast2° 20' 21.2"160.90 minorth906.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarreirasSat 11:48 AM209 km130 miles113 nmSoutheast SE
PalmasSat 11:48 AM250 km155 miles135 nmWest W
BrasiliaSat 11:48 AM604 km375 miles326 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSat 11:48 AM869 km540 miles469 nmEast-southeast ESE
BelémSat 11:48 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaSat 11:48 AM1125 km699 miles608 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 11:48 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio de JaneiroSat 11:48 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmSouth-southeast SSE
São PauloSat 11:48 AM1433 km891 miles774 nmSouth S
ManausSat 10:48 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmWest-northwest WNW
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