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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 39' South
Longitude: 35° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.47 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.3 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' 55.8"994.10 miwest0° 00' 43.7"0.84 minorth994.13 mi
24 hours0° 01' 36.2"1.77 mieast0° 17' 40.3"20.25 minorth20.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 39' South
Longitude: 143° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.02 meters/second, 1566.1 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 28' 22.4"972.95 miwest0° 09' 16.6"10.63 misouth972.69 mi
24 hours12° 58' 13.8"871.98 mieast3° 20' 21.4"229.61 misouth895.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSat 11:34 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
Vitória *Sat 12:34 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 11:34 AM947 km588 miles511 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:34 PM1079 km670 miles582 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 12:34 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 12:34 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSat 11:34 AM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSat 11:34 AM2214 km1375 miles1195 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 11:34 AM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sat 12:34 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmSouthwest SW
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