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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 14:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 14' South
Longitude: 32° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.15 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"1027.09 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.11 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.2"3.10 miwest0° 22' 40.1"25.97 minorth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 43' South
Longitude: 56° 59' 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"977.16 miwest0° 09' 54.1"11.34 minorth977.51 mi
24 hours13° 35' 23.8"920.53 mieast4° 16' 25.7"293.75 minorth972.21 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 AM306 km190 miles165 nmWest W
MaceióThu 11:20 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalThu 11:20 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 12:20 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth N
FortalezaThu 11:20 AM871 km541 miles471 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 11:20 AM873 km542 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaThu 11:20 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémThu 11:20 AM1964 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroThu 11:20 AM2016 km1252 miles1088 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloThu 11:20 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouthwest SW
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