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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 14:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 11' South, Longitude: 39° 09' 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 misouth1031.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.6"4.67 miwest0° 22' 46.7"26.09 misouth26.50 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 123° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.91 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 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"954.70 miwest0° 05' 51.9"6.72 misouth954.99 mi
24 hours11° 36' 23.8"763.47 mieast2° 44' 59.3"189.09 misouth792.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Juàzeiro do NorteMon 11:24 AM110 km68 miles59 nmSouth S
MossoróMon 11:24 AM233 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaMon 11:24 AM276 km172 miles149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NatalMon 11:24 AM434 km270 miles234 nmEast E
RecifeMon 11:24 AM516 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióMon 11:24 AM539 km335 miles291 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorMon 11:24 AM754 km468 miles407 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:24 PM788 km490 miles425 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémMon 11:24 AM1161 km722 miles627 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:24 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmSouthwest SW
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