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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° 41' 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 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' North, Longitude: 44° 23' 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' 49.6"1007.40 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 misouth1007.48 mi
24 hours10° 32' 38.1"729.34 mieast3° 50' 54.9"264.45 misouth775.53 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 AM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:18 PM627 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
NatalTue 11:18 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeTue 11:18 AM897 km557 miles484 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémTue 11:18 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:18 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouth S
CayenneTue 11:18 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:18 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 11:18 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaTue 1:18 PM2212 km1375 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
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