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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 14:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 14' South, Longitude: 31° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.14 meters/second, 1652.9 km/hour, 1027.1 miles/hour or 892.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.12 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.12 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.6"1027.02 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.04 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.2"3.10 miwest0° 22' 40.1"25.96 minorth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 56° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.86 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.6"977.08 miwest0° 09' 54.0"11.34 minorth977.43 mi
24 hours13° 35' 24.8"920.48 mieast4° 16' 24.0"293.69 minorth972.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 11:20 AM337 km210 miles182 nmWest W
MaceióThu 11:20 AM458 km285 miles247 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalThu 11:20 AM466 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 12:20 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth N
FortalezaThu 11:20 AM897 km557 miles484 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorThu 11:20 AM897 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaThu 11:20 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 11:20 AM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroThu 11:20 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloThu 11:20 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouthwest SW
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