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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 14:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 51' South, Longitude: 37° 09' 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' 51.1"3.26 miwest0° 22' 47.1"26.10 minorth26.30 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 14:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 23' South, Longitude: 48° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.94 meters/second, 1594.6 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 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 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 26' 33.0"990.80 miwest0° 11' 24.2"13.06 minorth991.10 mi
24 hours13° 11' 51.6"905.41 mieast4° 42' 23.1"323.42 minorth965.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GaranhunsFri 11:40 AM137 km85 miles74 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CaruaruFri 11:40 AM143 km89 miles77 nmEast-southeast ESE
Campina GrandeFri 11:40 AM160 km99 miles86 nmEast-northeast ENE
Juàzeiro do NorteFri 11:40 AM249 km155 miles134 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 11:40 AM252 km156 miles136 nmEast E
MaceióFri 11:40 AM255 km158 miles138 nmSoutheast SE
NatalFri 11:40 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaFri 11:40 AM480 km298 miles259 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SalvadorFri 11:40 AM585 km364 miles316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaFri 12:40 PM682 km424 miles368 nmNortheast NE
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