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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 14:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 28' South, Longitude: 34° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.99 meters/second, 1655.9 km/hour, 1029.0 miles/hour or 894.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.3"1028.98 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1029.00 mi
24 hours0° 02' 58.6"3.40 miwest0° 22' 53.5"26.22 minorth26.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 43' South, Longitude: 32° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.60 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.2"999.01 miwest0° 12' 00.4"13.75 minorth999.19 mi
24 hours12° 51' 35.9"888.61 mieast4° 47' 08.6"328.84 minorth948.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
João PessoaSat 11:30 AM45 km28 miles25 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeSat 11:30 AM73 km45 miles39 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Campina GrandeSat 11:30 AM128 km79 miles69 nmWest W
CaruaruSat 11:30 AM160 km99 miles86 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSat 11:30 AM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaceióSat 11:30 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 12:30 PM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 11:30 AM595 km370 miles321 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 11:30 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 11:30 AM1668 km1036 miles900 nmWest-northwest WNW
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