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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 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 34° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.58 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"1028.06 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1028.08 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 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 25' South, Longitude: 45° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.91 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.8 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' 32.6"990.72 miwest0° 11' 23.8"13.05 minorth991.02 mi
24 hours13° 12' 01.0"905.52 mieast4° 42' 17.0"323.30 minorth965.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeFri 11:30 AM38 km24 miles20 nmSouthwest SW
João PessoaFri 11:30 AM87 km54 miles47 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Campina GrandeFri 11:30 AM146 km91 miles79 nmWest-northwest WNW
CaruaruFri 11:30 AM146 km91 miles79 nmWest-southwest WSW
GaranhunsFri 11:30 AM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaceióFri 11:30 AM234 km145 miles126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NatalFri 11:30 AM239 km149 miles129 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:30 PM502 km312 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 11:30 AM628 km390 miles339 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorFri 11:30 AM705 km438 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
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