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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 2:14:00 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 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 48' South, Longitude: 36° 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 miSouth1032.44 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° 00' 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"15.73 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miSouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"943.75 miWest0° 03' 36.5"4.14 miSouth943.94 mi
24 hours11° 40' 07.7"758.90 miEast1° 52' 40.5"129.17 miSouth774.10 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 AM109 km67 miles59 nmNorthwest NW
NatalSun 11:14 AM152 km94 miles82 nmEast E
Campina GrandeSun 11:14 AM176 km109 miles95 nmSouth-southeast SSE
João PessoaSun 11:14 AM237 km148 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeSun 11:14 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaSun 11:14 AM314 km195 miles170 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióSun 11:14 AM436 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:14 PM508 km316 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorSun 11:14 AM822 km510 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSun 11:14 AM1406 km873 miles759 nmWest-northwest WNW

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