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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 Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 23° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.13 meters/second, 1602.5 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"995.57 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.60 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.7"1.56 mieast0° 17' 56.8"20.57 minorth20.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 118° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.59 meters/second, 1539.3 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 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' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.0"956.26 miwest0° 07' 18.0"8.37 misouth955.99 mi
24 hours13° 36' 32.4"900.89 mieast2° 25' 38.9"166.96 misouth910.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 10:46 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 10:46 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest W
JamestownSun 1:46 PM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 10:46 AM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:46 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sun 11:46 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:46 AM2627 km1633 miles1419 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 1:46 PM2862 km1778 miles1545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 1:46 PM2964 km1842 miles1601 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 1:46 PM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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