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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 = Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 2:18:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 36° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 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' 12.9"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 58.3"1.12 miSouth1037.76 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.7"5.97 miWest0° 23' 22.3"26.77 miSouth27.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 14' South, Longitude: 33° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.43 meters/second, 1618.0 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.75 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 33' 23.0"1005.27 miWest0° 09' 34.4"10.96 miSouth1005.25 mi
24 hours10° 46' 48.9"744.49 miEast3° 45' 43.7"258.51 miSouth786.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 11:18 AM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fernando de NoronhaWed 12:18 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSoutheast SE
NatalWed 11:18 AM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RecifeWed 11:18 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BelémWed 11:18 AM1336 km830 miles722 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 11:18 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 11:18 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrasiliaWed 11:18 AM2097 km1303 miles1132 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboWed 11:18 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaWed 1:18 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNortheast NE

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