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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 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 36° 56' 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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 121° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.87 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.6"954.69 miwest0° 05' 51.1"6.71 misouth954.98 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.1"763.48 mieast2° 44' 41.0"188.75 misouth791.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MossoróMon 11:14 AM120 km74 miles65 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Campina GrandeMon 11:14 AM169 km105 miles91 nmSoutheast SE
NatalMon 11:14 AM191 km119 miles103 nmEast-northeast ENE
João PessoaMon 11:14 AM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 11:14 AM310 km192 miles167 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaMon 11:14 AM326 km202 miles176 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióMon 11:14 AM407 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:14 PM560 km348 miles302 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 11:14 AM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémMon 11:14 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmWest-northwest WNW
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