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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 2:24:00 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 14:24:00 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 AM116 km72 miles63 nmSouth S
MossoróMon 11:24 AM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-northeast ENE
FortalezaMon 11:24 AM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NatalMon 11:24 AM438 km272 miles237 nmEast E
RecifeMon 11:24 AM513 km319 miles277 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaceióMon 11:24 AM537 km334 miles290 nmSoutheast SE
SalvadorMon 11:24 AM756 km470 miles408 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:24 PM788 km490 miles426 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelémMon 11:24 AM1160 km721 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:24 AM1428 km887 miles771 nmSouthwest SW

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