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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 25' South, Longitude: 34° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.87 meters/second, 1662.7 km/hour, 1033.2 miles/hour or 897.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1033.22 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1033.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.2"4.94 miwest0° 22' 55.9"26.26 misouth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 142° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.8"937.89 miwest0° 01' 15.6"1.45 misouth937.96 mi
24 hours11° 42' 36.2"756.90 mieast0° 57' 13.3"65.61 misouth762.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatalSat 11:04 AM114 km71 miles62 nmWest-southwest WSW
João PessoaSat 11:04 AM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 12:04 PM266 km165 miles144 nmNortheast NE
RecifeSat 11:04 AM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaceióSat 11:04 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaSat 11:04 AM511 km318 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSat 11:04 AM954 km593 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSat 11:04 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSat 11:04 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de JaneiroSat 11:04 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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