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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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' South, Longitude: 35° 60' 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"1031.04 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.09 misouth1031.02 mi
24 hours0° 03' 57.3"4.53 miwest0° 22' 41.7"25.99 misouth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' North, Longitude: 109° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.07 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 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"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"968.60 miwest0° 07' 55.0"9.07 misouth968.95 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.0"772.17 mieast3° 31' 34.8"242.44 misouth815.04 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 km49 miles42 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatalTue 11:10 AM120 km75 miles65 nmNortheast NE
João PessoaTue 11:10 AM136 km85 miles74 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaruaruTue 11:10 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth S
RecifeTue 11:10 AM210 km130 miles113 nmSoutheast SE
MossoróTue 11:10 AM211 km131 miles114 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióTue 11:10 AM345 km214 miles186 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 11:10 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:10 PM494 km307 miles267 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 11:10 AM760 km472 miles410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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