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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 14:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 34' South, Longitude: 36° 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' 41.6"25.99 misouth26.39 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: 110° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.09 meters/second, 1559.1 km/hour, 968.8 miles/hour or 841.9 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"968.64 miwest0° 07' 55.4"9.08 misouth968.99 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.0"772.20 mieast3° 31' 42.1"242.58 misouth815.11 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 AM149 km93 miles81 nmEast-southeast ESE
MossoróTue 11:14 AM158 km98 miles85 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NatalTue 11:14 AM212 km132 miles114 nmEast-northeast ENE
CaruaruTue 11:14 AM221 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
João PessoaTue 11:14 AM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 11:14 AM289 km179 miles156 nmSoutheast SE
FortalezaTue 11:14 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaceióTue 11:14 AM371 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:14 PM586 km364 miles317 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorTue 11:14 AM727 km452 miles393 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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