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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 35° 55' 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 misouth1031.79 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 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 120° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.86 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 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 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.6"954.65 miwest0° 05' 50.8"6.70 misouth954.94 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.6"763.47 mieast2° 44' 32.7"188.59 misouth791.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NatalMon 11:10 AM88 km54 miles47 nmEast-northeast ENE
Campina GrandeMon 11:10 AM119 km74 miles64 nmSouth S
João PessoaMon 11:10 AM154 km96 miles83 nmSoutheast SE
MossoróMon 11:10 AM189 km117 miles102 nmNorthwest NW
CaruaruMon 11:10 AM229 km142 miles124 nmSouth S
RecifeMon 11:10 AM242 km150 miles130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaceióMon 11:10 AM386 km240 miles209 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM399 km248 miles215 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:10 PM464 km288 miles250 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 11:10 AM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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