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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 14:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 38° 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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' North, Longitude: 46° 32' 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' 49.5"1007.33 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 misouth1007.41 mi
24 hours10° 32' 41.9"729.37 mieast3° 50' 54.7"264.43 misouth775.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaTue 11:28 AM395 km245 miles213 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:28 PM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 11:28 AM981 km610 miles530 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémTue 11:28 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:28 AM1413 km878 miles763 nmSouth S
CayenneTue 11:28 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboTue 11:28 AM1926 km1196 miles1040 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:28 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownTue 10:28 AM2275 km1413 miles1228 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausTue 10:28 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
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