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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 14:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 39° 06' 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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 22' North, Longitude: 57° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.14 meters/second, 1616.9 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 34.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 33' 57.8"1004.70 miwest0° 09' 16.4"10.62 misouth1004.86 mi
24 hours10° 25' 51.7"719.49 mieast3° 47' 05.0"260.07 misouth766.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaMon 11:28 AM440 km273 miles237 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:28 PM870 km541 miles470 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 11:28 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémMon 11:28 AM1060 km659 miles572 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:28 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmSouth S
CayenneMon 11:28 AM1562 km970 miles843 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboMon 11:28 AM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:28 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownMon 10:28 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausMon 10:28 AM2357 km1464 miles1272 nmWest W
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