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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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' North, Longitude: 34° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.44 meters/second, 1664.8 km/hour, 1034.4 miles/hour or 898.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.0"1034.42 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1034.43 mi
24 hours0° 05' 16.0"6.05 miwest0° 22' 50.1"26.15 misouth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 102° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.64 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"945.11 miwest0° 04' 29.4"5.15 misouth945.34 mi
24 hours11° 53' 18.6"774.75 mieast2° 14' 37.1"154.31 misouth795.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:14 PM967 km601 miles522 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaMon 11:14 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:14 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmSouth S
PraiaMon 1:14 PM1639 km1019 miles885 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 11:14 AM1715 km1066 miles926 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 11:14 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:14 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarMon 2:14 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulMon 2:14 PM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 2:14 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-northeast ENE
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