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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 14:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 22' South, Longitude: 28° 02' 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"995.52 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.55 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 Latitude: 16° 56' South, Longitude: 123° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.49 meters/second, 1539.0 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' 43.7"955.98 miwest0° 07' 16.2"8.33 misouth955.71 mi
24 hours13° 37' 02.2"901.19 mieast2° 24' 48.4"165.99 misouth910.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 11:06 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 11:06 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:06 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaSun 11:06 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
São Paulo *Sun 12:06 PM2101 km1306 miles1134 nmWest-southwest WSW
Brasilia *Sun 12:06 PM2123 km1319 miles1147 nmWest W
JamestownSun 2:06 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmEast E
BelémSun 11:06 AM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmNorthwest NW
MonroviaSun 2:06 PM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 2:06 PM3195 km1986 miles1725 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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