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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 2:14:00 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 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 36° 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"1031.73 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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 121° 20' 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"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.6"954.61 miWest0° 05' 51.0"6.71 miSouth954.90 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.3"763.43 miEast2° 44' 38.6"188.69 miSouth791.87 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 AM134 km83 miles72 nmNorthwest NW
Campina GrandeMon 11:14 AM143 km89 miles77 nmSoutheast SE
NatalMon 11:14 AM165 km102 miles89 nmEast-northeast ENE
João PessoaMon 11:14 AM221 km137 miles119 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaruaruMon 11:14 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeMon 11:14 AM284 km176 miles153 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaMon 11:14 AM342 km212 miles184 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióMon 11:14 AM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:14 PM534 km332 miles288 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorMon 11:14 AM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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