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Day and Night World Map

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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 Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 14:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 11' South
Longitude: 34° 11' 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' 13.0"1037.88 miwest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 misouth1037.88 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.0"6.01 miwest0° 23' 22.1"26.76 misouth27.43 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 38' North
Longitude: 41° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.35 meters/second, 1621.2 km/hour, 1007.4 miles/hour or 875.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.79 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.79 mi
1 hour14° 33' 49.7"1007.40 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 misouth1007.47 mi
24 hours10° 32' 33.8"729.25 mieast3° 50' 55.1"264.45 misouth775.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:08 PM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaTue 11:08 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
NatalTue 11:08 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSouth S
RecifeTue 11:08 AM878 km546 miles474 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 11:08 AM1490 km926 miles805 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémTue 11:08 AM1597 km993 miles862 nmWest W
PraiaTue 1:08 PM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
CayenneTue 11:08 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:08 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 11:08 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmWest-northwest WNW
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