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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' South, Longitude: 35° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.56 meters/second, 1661.6 km/hour, 1032.5 miles/hour or 897.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.6"1032.53 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 11.4"4.81 miwest0° 22' 51.5"26.18 misouth26.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 132° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.02 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"943.80 miwest0° 03' 36.2"4.13 misouth943.99 mi
24 hours11° 40' 08.0"758.95 mieast1° 52' 34.0"129.05 misouth774.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatalSun 11:10 AM67 km42 miles36 nmEast E
Campina GrandeSun 11:10 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth S
MossoróSun 11:10 AM175 km109 miles94 nmWest-northwest WNW
João PessoaSun 11:10 AM180 km112 miles97 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeSun 11:10 AM276 km172 miles149 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 11:10 AM378 km235 miles204 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióSun 11:10 AM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:10 PM435 km271 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorSun 11:10 AM844 km524 miles456 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSun 11:10 AM1483 km921 miles801 nmWest-northwest WNW
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