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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 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 13' South, Longitude: 37° 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"1027.10 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 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 40' South, Longitude: 61° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.96 meters/second, 1573.0 km/hour, 977.4 miles/hour or 849.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 25' 34.4"977.36 miwest0° 09' 55.6"11.37 minorth977.72 mi
24 hours13° 35' 04.2"920.35 mieast4° 16' 55.6"294.32 minorth972.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GaranhunsThu 11:40 AM101 km63 miles55 nmSoutheast SE
CaruaruThu 11:40 AM131 km81 miles71 nmEast E
Campina GrandeThu 11:40 AM177 km110 miles95 nmNortheast NE
MaceióThu 11:40 AM220 km137 miles119 nmSoutheast SE
RecifeThu 11:40 AM245 km152 miles132 nmEast E
NatalThu 11:40 AM340 km211 miles184 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaThu 11:40 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorThu 11:40 AM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaThu 12:40 PM706 km438 miles381 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaThu 11:40 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmSouthwest SW
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