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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 = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 2:10:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 35' 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"1032.46 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miSouth1032.45 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° 02' 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 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"943.73 miWest0° 03' 36.1"4.13 miSouth943.92 mi
24 hours11° 40' 08.3"758.89 miEast1° 52' 31.5"129.00 miSouth774.06 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 AM41 km25 miles22 nmEast E
Campina GrandeSun 11:10 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth-southwest SSW
João PessoaSun 11:10 AM165 km103 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MossoróSun 11:10 AM207 km129 miles112 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:10 AM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 11:10 AM399 km248 miles215 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:10 PM410 km255 miles221 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaceióSun 11:10 AM426 km265 miles230 nmSouth S
SalvadorSun 11:10 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSun 11:10 AM1510 km939 miles816 nmWest-northwest WNW

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