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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 = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 2:14:00 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).

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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 PM961 km597 miles519 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaMon 11:14 AM1038 km645 miles560 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeMon 11:14 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouth S
PraiaMon 1:14 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmNortheast NE
BelémMon 11:14 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneMon 11:14 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:14 AM2003 km1244 miles1081 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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