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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, April 12, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' North, Longitude: 38° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.38 meters/second, 1650.2 km/hour, 1025.4 miles/hour or 891.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.09 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.09 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.5"1025.38 miwest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 minorth1025.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 47.1"4.31 miwest0° 21' 45.4"24.92 minorth25.29 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, April 12, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 07' North, Longitude: 14° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.18 meters/second, 1545.0 km/hour, 960.0 miles/hour or 834.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.00 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.7"959.85 miwest0° 05' 44.0"6.57 minorth959.63 mi
24 hours11° 37' 36.1"768.79 mieast1° 53' 25.7"130.02 minorth775.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 11:34 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmSouth S
CayenneFri 11:34 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 11:34 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaFri 1:34 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboFri 11:34 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmWest W
RecifeFri 11:34 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownFri 10:34 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmWest W
BridgetownFri 10:34 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakarFri 2:34 PM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorFri 11:34 AM2416 km1502 miles1305 nmSouth S
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