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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

UTC time = Monday, September 22, 2014 at 2:18:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, September 22, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 36° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.94 meters/second, 1670.2 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 13.1"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 14.9"6.05 miWest0° 23' 21.4"26.75 miSouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 22, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 23' North, Longitude: 54° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.0"16.74 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 33' 57.8"1004.59 miWest0° 09' 16.2"10.62 miSouth1004.75 mi
24 hours10° 25' 50.1"719.38 miEast3° 47' 01.3"259.98 miSouth766.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 11:18 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:18 PM623 km387 miles336 nmSoutheast SE
NatalMon 11:18 AM675 km419 miles364 nmSouth S
RecifeMon 11:18 AM926 km576 miles500 nmSouth S
BelémMon 11:18 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:18 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmSouth S
CayenneMon 11:18 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaMon 1:18 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaMon 11:18 AM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboMon 11:18 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmWest-northwest WNW

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