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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° 25' 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"1028.91 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 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"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
João PessoaSat 11:30 AM65 km41 miles35 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSat 11:30 AM87 km54 miles47 nmSouthwest SW
Campina GrandeSat 11:30 AM158 km98 miles85 nmWest W
CaruaruSat 11:30 AM186 km116 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
NatalSat 11:30 AM209 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaceióSat 11:30 AM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaSat 12:30 PM453 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSat 11:30 AM618 km384 miles334 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 11:30 AM754 km468 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSat 11:30 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmWest-northwest WNW
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