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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° 02' 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"995.50 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.53 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° 16' 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' 07.4"0.14 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.2"956.21 miwest0° 07' 18.1"8.37 misouth955.94 mi
24 hours13° 36' 30.6"900.81 mieast2° 25' 41.9"167.00 misouth910.19 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 AM1579 km981 miles853 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 10:46 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmWest W
JamestownSun 1:46 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 10:46 AM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:46 AM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmWest-southwest WSW
São Paulo *Sun 11:46 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:46 AM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 1:46 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 1:46 PM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 1:46 PM3040 km1889 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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