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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 14:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 22' South
Longitude: 28° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.14 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"995.59 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.62 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.4"1.56 mieast0° 17' 57.0"20.57 minorth20.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 56' South
Longitude: 123° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.49 meters/second, 1538.9 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 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' 43.6"956.03 miwest0° 07' 16.1"8.33 misouth955.76 mi
24 hours13° 37' 03.8"901.27 mieast2° 24' 45.5"165.94 misouth910.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 11:06 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:06 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorthwest NW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:06 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 11:06 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sun 12:06 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 12:06 PM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmWest W
JamestownSun 2:06 PM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmEast E
BelémSun 11:06 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaSun 2:06 PM3164 km1966 miles1708 nmNortheast NE
Asuncion *Sun 11:06 AM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmWest-southwest WSW
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