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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 5, 2013 at 15:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 58' South, Longitude: 55° 42' 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"1033.96 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.95 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.7"5.05 miwest0° 23' 01.2"26.37 misouth26.85 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: 49° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.19 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"989.06 miwest0° 10' 02.4"11.50 misouth988.89 mi
24 hours12° 27' 45.7"850.57 mieast3° 46' 25.0"259.39 misouth884.22 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 PM302 km187 miles163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Félix do XinguSat 12:30 PM451 km280 miles244 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausSat 11:30 AM522 km325 miles282 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémSat 12:30 PM890 km553 miles481 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneSat 12:30 PM1156 km719 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboSat 12:30 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmNorth N
GeorgetownSat 11:30 AM1331 km827 miles718 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio BrancoSat 11:30 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrasiliaSat 12:30 PM1471 km914 miles794 nmSoutheast SE
Port of SpainSat 11:30 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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