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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 14:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 37° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.16 meters/second, 1602.6 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' 56.3"995.56 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth995.59 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.2"1.55 mieast0° 17' 57.4"20.58 minorth20.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 00' South, Longitude: 132° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 41.2"955.54 miwest0° 07' 12.3"8.26 misouth955.27 mi
24 hours13° 38' 01.7"901.92 mieast2° 23' 06.7"164.04 misouth910.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
IlhéusSun 11:44 AM237 km147 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 11:44 AM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Vitória *Sun 12:44 PM530 km329 miles286 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:44 PM942 km585 miles508 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 11:44 AM957 km595 miles517 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Sun 12:44 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:44 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 11:44 AM1399 km869 miles755 nmNorth N
BelémSun 11:44 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorthwest NW
Asuncion *Sun 11:44 AM2310 km1436 miles1247 nmWest-southwest WSW
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