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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

UTC time = Friday, April 12, 2013 at 2:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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° 19' 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"1025.31 miWest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 miNorth1025.29 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: 13° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.18 meters/second, 1545.1 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"959.80 miWest0° 05' 44.1"6.57 miNorth959.57 mi
24 hours11° 37' 36.0"768.74 miEast1° 53' 28.0"130.06 miNorth775.68 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 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouth S
BelémFri 11:34 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 11:34 AM1609 km1000 miles869 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 1:34 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboFri 11:34 AM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmWest W
RecifeFri 11:34 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownFri 10:34 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmWest W
DakarFri 2:34 PM2363 km1469 miles1276 nmEast-northeast ENE
BridgetownFri 10:34 AM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 11:34 AM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmSouth S

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