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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° 49' 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"995.63 miwest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 minorth995.66 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° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 meters/second, 1538.2 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' 41.1"955.59 miwest0° 07' 12.2"8.26 misouth955.32 mi
24 hours13° 38' 03.3"902.00 mieast2° 23' 03.7"164.00 misouth910.87 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 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNorthwest NW
ItabunaSun 11:44 AM234 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
SalvadorSun 11:44 AM381 km237 miles206 nmNorth N
Vitória *Sun 12:44 PM514 km319 miles278 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:44 PM924 km574 miles499 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 11:44 AM967 km601 miles522 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Brasilia *Sun 12:44 PM1079 km670 miles582 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:44 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 11:44 AM1396 km868 miles754 nmNorth N
BelémSun 11:44 AM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNorthwest NW
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