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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 = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 2:10:00 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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' South, Longitude: 35° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.90 meters/second, 1659.2 km/hour, 1031.0 miles/hour or 895.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.18 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.18 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1030.97 miWest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 miSouth1030.95 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.3"4.53 miWest0° 22' 41.7"25.99 miSouth26.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 20' North, Longitude: 108° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.07 meters/second, 1559.0 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.14 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.9"968.52 miWest0° 07' 55.0"9.07 miSouth968.87 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.0"772.10 miEast3° 31' 32.8"242.38 miSouth814.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Campina GrandeTue 11:10 AM78 km48 miles42 nmSouth S
NatalTue 11:10 AM102 km63 miles55 nmNorth-northeast NNE
João PessoaTue 11:10 AM110 km68 miles59 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaruaruTue 11:10 AM188 km117 miles102 nmSouth S
RecifeTue 11:10 AM194 km120 miles105 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MossoróTue 11:10 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióTue 11:10 AM344 km214 miles186 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 11:10 AM445 km276 miles240 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:10 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 11:10 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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