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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 2:56:00 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 14:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 21' South, Longitude: 40° 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"995.57 miWest0° 00' 44.5"0.85 miNorth995.60 mi
24 hours0° 01' 24.0"1.55 miEast0° 17' 57.6"20.58 miNorth20.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, February 3, 2013 at 14:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 135° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.23 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 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' 40.2"955.40 miWest0° 07' 11.1"8.24 miSouth955.13 mi
24 hours13° 38' 20.3"902.14 miEast2° 22' 34.5"163.43 miSouth910.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Vitória da ConquistaSun 11:56 AM166 km103 miles90 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Teófilo Otoni *Sun 12:56 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ItabunaSun 11:56 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNortheast NE
IlhéusSun 11:56 AM228 km142 miles123 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSun 11:56 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vitória *Sun 12:56 PM440 km273 miles237 nmSouth S
Belo Horizonte *Sun 12:56 PM518 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
Rio de Janeiro *Sun 12:56 PM783 km487 miles423 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Brasilia *Sun 12:56 PM788 km490 miles426 nmWest W
São Paulo *Sun 12:56 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmSouthwest SW

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