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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 11' South
Longitude: 34° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.24 meters/second, 1660.5 km/hour, 1031.8 miles/hour or 896.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1031.81 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.80 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.6"4.67 miwest0° 22' 46.8"26.09 misouth26.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 05' North
Longitude: 119° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.83 meters/second, 1536.6 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.4"954.60 miwest0° 05' 50.2"6.69 misouth954.89 mi
24 hours11° 36' 26.5"763.44 mieast2° 44' 20.2"188.36 misouth791.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatalMon 11:04 AM102 km63 miles55 nmWest-northwest WNW
João PessoaMon 11:04 AM114 km71 miles61 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campina GrandeMon 11:04 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeMon 11:04 AM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:04 PM336 km209 miles182 nmNortheast NE
MaceióMon 11:04 AM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaMon 11:04 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 11:04 AM873 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémMon 11:04 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:04 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmSouthwest SW
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