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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 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' South, Longitude: 34° 36' 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"1027.10 miwest0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth1027.12 mi
24 hours0° 02' 43.2"3.11 miwest0° 22' 40.2"25.97 minorth26.15 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' South, Longitude: 59° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.91 meters/second, 1572.9 km/hour, 977.3 miles/hour or 849.3 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' 34.1"977.26 miwest0° 09' 54.9"11.36 minorth977.62 mi
24 hours13° 35' 13.9"920.44 mieast4° 16' 40.6"294.03 minorth972.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeThu 11:30 AM34 km21 miles18 nmWest-northwest WNW
João PessoaThu 11:30 AM128 km80 miles69 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaruaruThu 11:30 AM144 km90 miles78 nmWest W
Campina GrandeThu 11:30 AM173 km108 miles93 nmNorthwest NW
MaceióThu 11:30 AM202 km126 miles109 nmSouthwest SW
GaranhunsThu 11:30 AM217 km135 miles117 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalThu 11:30 AM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 12:30 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaThu 11:30 AM662 km412 miles358 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorThu 11:30 AM675 km419 miles364 nmSouthwest SW
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