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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

UTC time = Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 2:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 35° 02' 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"995.55 miWest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 miNorth995.58 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.2"1.55 miEast0° 17' 57.3"20.58 miNorth20.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 59' South, Longitude: 129° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.35 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 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' 41.9"955.65 miWest0° 07' 13.4"8.28 miSouth955.38 mi
24 hours13° 37' 46.0"901.72 miEast2° 23' 33.5"164.55 miSouth910.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SalvadorSun 11:34 AM526 km327 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSun 11:34 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:34 PM1125 km699 miles607 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 12:34 PM1376 km855 miles743 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 11:34 AM1447 km899 miles782 nmNorth-northwest NNW
São Paulo *Sun 12:34 PM1451 km901 miles783 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 11:34 AM2210 km1374 miles1194 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 11:34 AM2547 km1583 miles1375 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sun 12:34 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneSun 11:34 AM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmNorthwest NW

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