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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 Monday, September 22, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 36° 36' 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"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 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° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.13 meters/second, 1616.9 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 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 33' 57.8"1004.66 miwest0° 09' 16.2"10.62 misouth1004.82 mi
24 hours10° 25' 50.4"719.44 mieast3° 47' 01.6"260.00 misouth766.20 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 AM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:18 PM649 km404 miles351 nmSoutheast SE
NatalMon 11:18 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeMon 11:18 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémMon 11:18 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:18 AM1470 km914 miles794 nmSouth S
CayenneMon 11:18 AM1826 km1134 miles986 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboMon 11:18 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:18 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaMon 1:18 PM2173 km1350 miles1174 nmNortheast NE
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