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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 Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 36° 24' 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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' North, Longitude: 44° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 450.35 meters/second, 1621.3 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 misouth1007.41 mi
24 hours10° 32' 37.7"729.28 mieast3° 50' 54.9"264.43 misouth775.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaTue 11:18 AM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:18 PM604 km375 miles326 nmSoutheast SE
NatalTue 11:18 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeTue 11:18 AM890 km553 miles481 nmSouth S
BelémTue 11:18 AM1351 km840 miles730 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:18 AM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouth S
CayenneTue 11:18 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:18 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 11:18 AM2188 km1360 miles1182 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaTue 1:18 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmNortheast NE
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