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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 58' South
Longitude: 58° 12' 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 misouth1033.94 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 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 26' South
Longitude: 51° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.15 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.48 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 30.9"988.97 miwest0° 10' 02.1"11.49 misouth988.79 mi
24 hours12° 28' 00.0"850.78 mieast3° 46' 11.1"259.13 misouth884.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSat 11:40 AM288 km179 miles156 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémSat 12:40 PM478 km297 miles258 nmNortheast NE
BelémSat 12:40 PM1147 km713 miles619 nmEast-northeast ENE
Rio BrancoSat 11:40 AM1198 km744 miles647 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 12:40 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneSat 12:40 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GeorgetownSat 11:40 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth N
BrasiliaSat 12:40 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSoutheast SE
La PazSat 11:40 AM1675 km1041 miles905 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSat 11:40 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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