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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, October 21, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' South, Longitude: 38° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.72 meters/second, 1640.6 km/hour, 1019.4 miles/hour or 885.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.9"1019.38 miwest0° 00' 53.3"1.02 misouth1019.35 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.5"2.60 miwest0° 21' 14.1"24.33 misouth24.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 14:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 06' South, Longitude: 63° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.86 meters/second, 1619.5 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.77 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 33' 24.5"1006.29 miwest0° 09' 39.4"11.06 misouth1006.30 mi
24 hours10° 46' 42.5"745.11 mieast3° 49' 32.2"262.88 misouth788.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlagoinhasTue 11:18 AM152 km95 miles82 nmSouth S
AracajuTue 11:18 AM165 km102 miles89 nmEast E
Feira de SantanaTue 11:18 AM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 11:18 AM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 11:18 AM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth S
MaceióTue 11:18 AM340 km211 miles184 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 11:18 AM508 km315 miles274 nmNortheast NE
NatalTue 11:18 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 11:18 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth N
Brasilia *Tue 12:18 PM1145 km712 miles618 nmWest-southwest WSW
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