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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° 26' 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"1031.80 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth1031.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 04.5"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: 124° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.91 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 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"954.78 miwest0° 05' 52.0"6.73 misouth955.07 mi
24 hours11° 36' 23.6"763.53 mieast2° 45' 01.6"189.15 misouth792.08 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
FortalezaMon 11:24 AM285 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NatalMon 11:24 AM465 km289 miles251 nmEast E
RecifeMon 11:24 AM545 km338 miles294 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióMon 11:24 AM560 km348 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorMon 11:24 AM757 km471 miles409 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:24 PM817 km508 miles441 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémMon 11:24 AM1134 km705 miles612 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:24 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneMon 11:24 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
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