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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° 20' 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"1019.31 miwest0° 00' 53.3"1.02 misouth1019.28 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.5"2.60 miwest0° 21' 14.1"24.33 misouth24.46 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° 39' 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"1006.23 miwest0° 09' 39.4"11.06 misouth1006.23 mi
24 hours10° 46' 41.6"745.04 mieast3° 49' 32.6"262.87 misouth788.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AracajuTue 11:18 AM134 km83 miles72 nmEast E
AlagoinhasTue 11:18 AM149 km93 miles81 nmSouth S
Feira de SantanaTue 11:18 AM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorTue 11:18 AM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 11:18 AM240 km149 miles130 nmSouth S
MaceióTue 11:18 AM312 km194 miles168 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 11:18 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNortheast NE
NatalTue 11:18 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 11:18 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:18 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmNortheast NE
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