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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, February 1, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 57' South
Longitude: 28° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.79 meters/second, 1597.6 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.2"992.55 miwest0° 00' 43.0"0.82 minorth992.58 mi
24 hours0° 01' 48.2"1.99 mieast0° 17' 22.5"19.91 minorth20.01 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 1, 2013 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 33' South
Longitude: 149° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.20 meters/second, 1591.9 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.49 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.0"989.06 miwest0° 10' 41.3"12.24 misouth988.88 mi
24 hours12° 19' 02.0"840.29 mieast4° 01' 57.9"277.21 misouth879.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorFri 11:08 AM1123 km698 miles606 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeFri 11:08 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Fri 12:08 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaFri 11:08 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Fri 12:08 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Fri 12:08 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmWest W
JamestownFri 2:08 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmEast E
BelémFri 11:08 AM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Fri 11:08 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaFri 2:08 PM3251 km2020 miles1756 nmNortheast NE
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