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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 2:10:00 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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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° 39' 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"1031.74 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miSouth1031.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.6"4.67 miWest0° 22' 46.8"26.09 miSouth26.50 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° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.85 meters/second, 1536.7 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"954.58 miWest0° 05' 50.7"6.70 miSouth954.87 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.8"763.41 miEast2° 44' 30.3"188.54 miSouth791.81 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 AM64 km40 miles34 nmNortheast NE
Campina GrandeMon 11:10 AM118 km74 miles64 nmSouth-southwest SSW
João PessoaMon 11:10 AM134 km83 miles72 nmSoutheast SE
MossoróMon 11:10 AM218 km135 miles117 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 11:10 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaruaruMon 11:10 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
MaceióMon 11:10 AM384 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM418 km260 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:10 PM440 km273 miles238 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorMon 11:10 AM814 km506 miles440 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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