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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 AM76 km47 miles41 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NatalTue 11:10 AM100 km62 miles54 nmNortheast NE
João PessoaTue 11:10 AM111 km69 miles60 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeTue 11:10 AM189 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaruaruTue 11:10 AM193 km120 miles104 nmSouth S
MossoróTue 11:10 AM236 km146 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióTue 11:10 AM342 km212 miles184 nmSouth S
FortalezaTue 11:10 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:10 PM471 km293 miles255 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 11:10 AM773 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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