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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° 32' 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"995.51 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.54 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° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.2 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' 44.5"956.10 miwest0° 07' 17.1"8.35 misouth955.82 mi
24 hours13° 36' 46.5"901.00 mieast2° 25' 15.1"166.50 misouth910.29 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 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 10:56 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 11:56 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 10:56 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNorthwest NW
JamestownSun 1:56 PM2120 km1317 miles1144 nmEast E
São Paulo *Sun 11:56 AM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 11:56 AM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 1:56 PM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmNortheast NE
BelémSun 10:56 AM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownSun 1:56 PM3064 km1904 miles1655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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