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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 12, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 58° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.84 meters/second, 1655.4 km/hour, 1028.6 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"1028.65 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.63 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.1"4.14 miwest0° 22' 24.5"25.67 misouth26.00 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 15:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 21' South, Longitude: 42° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.85 meters/second, 1551.1 km/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.06 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.7"963.67 miwest0° 07' 31.8"8.63 minorth964.00 mi
24 hours13° 05' 18.6"873.19 mieast3° 24' 15.5"234.05 minorth910.36 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 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto VelhoSat 11:40 AM590 km366 miles318 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiberaltaSat 11:40 AM894 km555 miles483 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Ignacio de VelascoSat 11:40 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio BrancoSat 11:40 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 12:40 PM1320 km820 miles713 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 11:40 AM1423 km884 miles768 nmSouthwest SW
SucreSat 11:40 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BrasiliaSat 12:40 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmSoutheast SE
ParamariboSat 12:40 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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