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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 14:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 02' South, Longitude: 35° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.15 meters/second, 1663.7 km/hour, 1033.8 miles/hour or 898.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.85 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth1033.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.4"5.06 miwest0° 23' 00.0"26.34 misouth26.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 155° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.41 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"937.94 miwest0° 01' 05.1"1.24 minorth937.88 mi
24 hours11° 41' 35.7"755.74 mieast0° 00' 57.5"1.10 misouth755.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatalFri 11:08 AM81 km51 miles44 nmSouth S
João PessoaFri 11:08 AM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
MossoróFri 11:08 AM232 km144 miles125 nmWest W
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:08 PM334 km208 miles181 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeFri 11:08 AM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth S
FortalezaFri 11:08 AM400 km249 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaceióFri 11:08 AM516 km320 miles278 nmSouth S
SalvadorFri 11:08 AM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémFri 11:08 AM1527 km949 miles825 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaFri 11:08 AM1827 km1135 miles986 nmSouthwest SW
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