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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 4:00:00 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 16:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 38' South, Longitude: 63° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 459.83 meters/second, 1655.4 kilometres/hour, 1028.6 miles/hour or 893.8 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"1028.56 miWest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 miSouth1028.55 mi
24 hours0° 03' 37.0"4.13 miWest0° 22' 24.4"25.66 miSouth25.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 16:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 38° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 430.94 meters/second, 1551.4 kilometres/hour, 964.0 miles/hour or 837.7 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"16.07 miWest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 miNorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 43.5"963.80 miWest0° 07' 33.5"8.66 miNorth964.13 mi
24 hours13° 04' 56.2"872.88 miEast3° 24' 52.3"234.73 miNorth910.23 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
Porto VelhoSat 12:00 Noon135 km84 miles73 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiberaltaSat 12:00 Noon475 km295 miles257 nmSouthwest SW
Rio BrancoSat 12:00 Noon552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManausSat 12:00 Noon623 km387 miles336 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 12:00 Noon1109 km689 miles599 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SucreSat 12:00 Noon1278 km794 miles690 nmSouth S
LimaSat 11:00 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownSat 12:00 Noon1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboSat 1:00 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 1:00 PM1791 km1113 miles967 nmEast-northeast ENE

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