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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 = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 3:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 15:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 58' South, Longitude: 55° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.20 meters/second, 1663.9 km/hour, 1033.9 miles/hour or 898.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.89 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miSouth1033.88 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.7"5.05 miWest0° 23' 01.2"26.37 miSouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 15:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 24' South, Longitude: 48° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.20 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.49 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 31.5"989.00 miWest0° 10' 02.6"11.50 miSouth988.83 mi
24 hours12° 27' 44.0"850.49 miEast3° 46' 26.5"259.41 miSouth884.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SantarémSat 12:30 PM292 km181 miles158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Félix do XinguSat 12:30 PM423 km263 miles228 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausSat 11:30 AM551 km342 miles297 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémSat 12:30 PM864 km537 miles467 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneSat 12:30 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboSat 12:30 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmNorth N
GeorgetownSat 11:30 AM1337 km831 miles722 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrasiliaSat 12:30 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmSoutheast SE
Rio BrancoSat 11:30 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainSat 11:30 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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