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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 13:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 25° 49' 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"995.58 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.61 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.5"1.56 mieast0° 17' 56.9"20.57 minorth20.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 13:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' South, Longitude: 120° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 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' 44.3"956.15 miwest0° 07' 17.1"8.35 misouth955.88 mi
24 hours13° 36' 48.1"901.08 mieast2° 25' 12.1"166.45 misouth910.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 10:56 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 10:56 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:56 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 10:56 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSun 1:56 PM2149 km1336 miles1161 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sun 11:56 AM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:56 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmWest W
BelémSun 10:56 AM2983 km1853 miles1610 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaSun 1:56 PM3004 km1867 miles1622 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 1:56 PM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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