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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 14:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 35° 19' 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"995.62 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth995.65 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: 130° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.34 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' 41.8"955.71 miwest0° 07' 13.3"8.28 misouth955.44 mi
24 hours13° 37' 47.7"901.81 mieast2° 23' 30.6"164.51 misouth910.77 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 AM507 km315 miles274 nmNorthwest NW
RecifeSun 11:34 AM914 km568 miles494 nmNorth N
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:34 PM1103 km685 miles595 nmSouthwest SW
Brasilia *Sun 12:34 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:34 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 11:34 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BelémSun 11:34 AM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 11:34 AM2520 km1566 miles1361 nmWest-southwest WSW
Montevideo *Sun 12:34 PM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneSun 11:34 AM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmNorthwest NW
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