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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° 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 AM36 km23 miles20 nmEast E
Campina GrandeSun 11:10 AM163 km101 miles88 nmSouth S
João PessoaSun 11:10 AM163 km101 miles88 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MossoróSun 11:10 AM203 km126 miles110 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:10 AM266 km165 miles144 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 11:10 AM403 km251 miles218 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:10 PM409 km254 miles221 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaceióSun 11:10 AM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth S
SalvadorSun 11:10 AM855 km531 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSun 11:10 AM1512 km940 miles816 nmWest-northwest WNW
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