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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 = Tuesday, October 21, 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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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 AM138 km86 miles75 nmEast E
AlagoinhasTue 11:18 AM148 km92 miles80 nmSouth S
Feira de SantanaTue 11:18 AM175 km109 miles94 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SalvadorTue 11:18 AM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth S
SalvadorTue 11:18 AM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth S
MaceióTue 11:18 AM313 km194 miles169 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeTue 11:18 AM485 km301 miles262 nmNortheast NE
NatalTue 11:18 AM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaTue 11:18 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNorth N
Fernando de NoronhaTue 12:18 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNortheast NE

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