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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 22' South
Longitude: 20° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.12 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.60 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.1"995.56 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.59 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.7"1.56 mieast0° 17' 56.6"20.57 minorth20.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 52' South
Longitude: 115° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.65 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.94 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 46.0"956.40 miwest0° 07' 19.1"8.39 misouth956.13 mi
24 hours13° 36' 13.5"900.66 mieast2° 26' 10.7"167.57 misouth910.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 1:34 PM1562 km971 miles843 nmEast E
RecifeSun 10:34 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 10:34 AM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 10:34 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:34 AM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 1:34 PM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 1:34 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São Paulo *Sun 11:34 AM2862 km1779 miles1546 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:34 AM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmWest W
ConakrySun 1:34 PM2953 km1835 miles1594 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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