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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: 39° 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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' North, Longitude: 46° 49' 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"1007.40 miwest0° 09' 36.2"11.00 misouth1007.48 mi
24 hours10° 32' 42.5"729.43 mieast3° 50' 54.7"264.44 misouth775.60 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 AM399 km248 miles215 nmSouth S
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:28 PM857 km533 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 11:28 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémTue 11:28 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmWest W
SalvadorTue 11:28 AM1414 km879 miles764 nmSouth S
CayenneTue 11:28 AM1568 km974 miles846 nmWest-northwest WNW
ParamariboTue 11:28 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaTue 11:28 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GeorgetownTue 10:28 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManausTue 10:28 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmWest W
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