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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 2:14:00 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 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' South, Longitude: 36° 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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 19' North, Longitude: 109° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.08 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"968.56 miWest0° 07' 55.2"9.08 miSouth968.91 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.0"772.14 miEast3° 31' 40.1"242.52 miSouth815.03 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 11:14 AM118 km73 miles64 nmSoutheast SE
MossoróTue 11:14 AM167 km104 miles90 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NatalTue 11:14 AM186 km116 miles101 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaruaruTue 11:14 AM207 km129 miles112 nmSouth-southeast SSE
João PessoaTue 11:14 AM212 km131 miles114 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 11:14 AM260 km162 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
MaceióTue 11:14 AM358 km223 miles193 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:14 PM562 km349 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 11:14 AM736 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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