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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 14:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 32° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.15 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.8 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"995.61 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.64 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.4"1.56 mieast0° 17' 57.3"20.58 minorth20.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 58' South, Longitude: 127° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.39 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.0 miles/hour or 830.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.5"955.82 miwest0° 07' 14.3"8.30 misouth955.55 mi
24 hours13° 37' 32.0"901.62 mieast2° 23' 57.4"165.02 misouth910.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 11:24 AM716 km445 miles387 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:24 AM941 km584 miles508 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:24 PM1310 km814 miles707 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 11:24 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sun 12:24 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:24 PM1650 km1026 miles891 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 11:24 AM2381 km1479 miles1286 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 11:24 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 2:24 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmEast E
Montevideo *Sun 12:24 PM3102 km1928 miles1675 nmSouthwest SW
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