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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 12, 2013 at 2:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 45° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.85 meters/second, 1655.5 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.61 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1028.59 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.3"4.14 miWest0° 22' 24.7"25.67 miSouth26.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 14:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' South, Longitude: 55° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.62 meters/second, 1550.2 km/hour, 963.3 miles/hour or 837.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.05 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miNorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.1"963.07 miWest0° 07' 27.0"8.54 miNorth963.39 mi
24 hours13° 06' 19.2"873.81 miEast3° 22' 35.2"232.12 miNorth910.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São Félix do XinguSat 11:50 AM681 km423 miles368 nmWest W
BelémSat 11:50 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FortalezaSat 11:50 AM922 km573 miles498 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrasiliaSat 11:50 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorSat 11:50 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeSat 11:50 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmEast E
CayenneSat 11:50 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManausSat 10:50 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroSat 11:50 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmSouth S
São PauloSat 11:50 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmSouth S

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