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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 14:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 32° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.57 meters/second, 1654.5 km/hour, 1028.0 miles/hour or 893.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.9"1028.05 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1028.07 mi
24 hours0° 02' 51.0"3.26 miwest0° 22' 47.0"26.10 minorth26.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 27' South, Longitude: 43° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.87 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.1"990.64 miwest0° 11' 23.3"13.04 minorth990.94 mi
24 hours13° 12' 10.3"905.63 mieast4° 42' 10.5"323.18 minorth965.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 11:20 AM303 km188 miles163 nmWest W
NatalFri 11:20 AM413 km257 miles223 nmNorthwest NW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:20 PM438 km272 miles236 nmNorth N
MaceióFri 11:20 AM442 km275 miles239 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 11:20 AM844 km525 miles456 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 11:20 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaFri 11:20 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 11:20 AM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroFri 11:20 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSouthwest SW
São PauloFri 11:20 AM2327 km1446 miles1257 nmSouthwest SW
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