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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 areas 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 3:40:00 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 15:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 58° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 459.84 meters/second, 1655.4 kilometres/hour, 1028.6 miles/hour or 893.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1028.58 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1028.56 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: 43° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 430.85 meters/second, 1551.1 kilometres/hour, 963.8 miles/hour or 837.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 42.6"963.59 miWest0° 07' 31.7"8.63 miNorth963.92 mi
24 hours13° 05' 19.9"873.15 miEast3° 24' 13.3"233.99 miNorth910.30 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManausSat 11:40 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto VelhoSat 11:40 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiberaltaSat 11:40 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
Rio BrancoSat 11:40 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSat 12:40 PM1295 km805 miles699 nmEast-northeast ENE
La PazSat 11:40 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaSat 12:40 PM1458 km906 miles788 nmSoutheast SE
SucreSat 11:40 AM1465 km910 miles791 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSat 12:40 PM1529 km950 miles826 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CayenneSat 12:40 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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