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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 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' South, Longitude: 36° 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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 133° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.03 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"943.82 miwest0° 03' 36.6"4.14 misouth944.01 mi
24 hours11° 40' 07.4"758.95 mieast1° 52' 43.1"129.22 misouth774.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MossoróSun 11:14 AM86 km53 miles46 nmNorthwest NW
NatalSun 11:14 AM178 km111 miles96 nmEast E
Campina GrandeSun 11:14 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaSun 11:14 AM297 km184 miles160 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSun 11:14 AM335 km208 miles181 nmSoutheast SE
MaceióSun 11:14 AM445 km277 miles240 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:14 PM535 km333 miles289 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorSun 11:14 AM813 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSun 11:14 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaSun 11:14 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmSouthwest SW
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