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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 = Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 2:08:00 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 Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 14:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 33° 54' 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"1037.81 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.11 miSouth1037.81 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 Latitude: 0° 38' North, Longitude: 41° 41' 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"1007.33 miWest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 miSouth1007.40 mi
24 hours10° 32' 33.2"729.19 miEast3° 50' 55.1"264.43 miSouth775.40 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 PM437 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NatalTue 11:08 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaTue 11:08 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeTue 11:08 AM877 km545 miles473 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 11:08 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémTue 11:08 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmWest W
PraiaTue 1:08 PM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmNortheast NE
CayenneTue 11:08 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:08 AM2310 km1436 miles1247 nmSouthwest SW
BissauTue 2:08 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNortheast NE

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