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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 2:30:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 25' West

The ground speed is currently 459.99 meters/second, 1655.9 kilometres/hour, 1029.0 miles/hour or 894.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1028.91 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.93 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° 20' West

The ground speed is currently 446.60 meters/second, 1607.8 kilometres/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"998.94 miWest0° 12' 00.4"13.75 miNorth999.12 mi
24 hours12° 51' 36.8"888.56 miEast4° 47' 08.8"328.82 miNorth948.13 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
João PessoaSat 11:30 AM64 km40 miles35 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSat 11:30 AM84 km52 miles45 nmSouthwest SW
Campina GrandeSat 11:30 AM163 km101 miles88 nmWest W
CaruaruSat 11:30 AM194 km120 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSat 11:30 AM204 km126 miles110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaceióSat 11:30 AM281 km175 miles152 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 12:30 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 11:30 AM614 km382 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 11:30 AM755 km469 miles408 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 11:30 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmWest-northwest WNW

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