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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° 32' 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"995.54 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth995.57 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° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.40 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.1 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 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.6"955.77 miwest0° 07' 14.4"8.30 misouth955.50 mi
24 hours13° 37' 30.4"901.53 mieast2° 24' 00.4"165.07 misouth910.59 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 AM742 km461 miles401 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 11:24 AM948 km589 miles512 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:24 PM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 11:24 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Brasilia *Sun 12:24 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:24 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémSun 11:24 AM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 11:24 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmWest-southwest WSW
JamestownSun 2:24 PM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmEast E
Montevideo *Sun 12:24 PM3123 km1941 miles1686 nmSouthwest SW
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