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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: 38° 49' 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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 22' North, Longitude: 56° 58' 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"16.74 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 33' 57.8"1004.63 miwest0° 09' 16.4"10.62 misouth1004.78 mi
24 hours10° 25' 51.4"719.43 mieast3° 47' 04.7"260.04 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 11:28 AM437 km271 miles236 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaMon 12:28 PM844 km524 miles456 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 11:28 AM1016 km631 miles548 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémMon 11:28 AM1091 km678 miles589 nmWest W
SalvadorMon 11:28 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmSouth S
CayenneMon 11:28 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboMon 11:28 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaMon 11:28 AM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownMon 10:28 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaMon 1:28 PM2342 km1456 miles1265 nmNortheast NE
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