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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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' South, Longitude: 25° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.46 meters/second, 1600.0 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 864.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.57 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.7"993.99 miwest0° 00' 43.7"0.84 minorth994.02 mi
24 hours0° 01' 36.4"1.78 mieast0° 17' 39.7"20.24 minorth20.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 33' South, Longitude: 133° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.23 meters/second, 1566.8 km/hour, 973.6 miles/hour or 846.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.23 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 28' 25.0"973.35 miwest0° 09' 19.5"10.68 misouth973.09 mi
24 hours12° 57' 08.4"871.06 mieast3° 21' 41.0"231.11 misouth894.76 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSat 10:56 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 10:56 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:56 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 10:56 AM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSat 1:56 PM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sat 11:56 AM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 11:56 AM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmWest W
MonroviaSat 1:56 PM3016 km1874 miles1629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BelémSat 10:56 AM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownSat 1:56 PM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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