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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° 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 AM63 km39 miles34 nmNortheast NE
Campina GrandeMon 11:10 AM120 km75 miles65 nmSouth S
João PessoaMon 11:10 AM132 km82 miles71 nmSoutheast SE
MossoróMon 11:10 AM215 km133 miles116 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeMon 11:10 AM229 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaruaruMon 11:10 AM231 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
MaceióMon 11:10 AM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth S
FortalezaMon 11:10 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:10 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorMon 11:10 AM813 km505 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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