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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' South, Longitude: 35° 04' 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"994.03 miwest0° 00' 43.7"0.84 minorth994.06 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 Latitude: 13° 39' South, Longitude: 142° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.03 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"972.89 miwest0° 09' 16.8"10.63 misouth972.63 mi
24 hours12° 58' 12.0"871.89 mieast3° 20' 23.7"229.64 misouth895.17 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 AM549 km341 miles296 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSat 11:34 AM946 km588 miles511 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sat 12:34 PM1101 km684 miles594 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sat 12:34 PM1374 km853 miles742 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sat 12:34 PM1431 km889 miles773 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSat 11:34 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSat 11:34 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sat 11:34 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sat 12:34 PM2915 km1811 miles1574 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneSat 11:34 AM3051 km1896 miles1648 nmNorthwest NW
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