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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 Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 39' South
Longitude: 25° 51' 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"994.06 miwest0° 00' 43.7"0.84 minorth994.09 mi
24 hours0° 01' 36.4"1.78 mieast0° 17' 39.7"20.25 minorth20.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 33' South
Longitude: 133° 54' 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"973.40 miwest0° 09' 19.3"10.68 misouth973.14 mi
24 hours12° 57' 10.1"871.15 mieast3° 21' 38.6"231.09 misouth894.84 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 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSat 10:56 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 11:56 AM1945 km1208 miles1050 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSat 10:56 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSat 1:56 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sat 11:56 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sat 11:56 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmWest W
BelémSat 10:56 AM2997 km1862 miles1618 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSat 1:56 PM3033 km1884 miles1637 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 1:56 PM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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